Campanulaceae Lobelia cardinalis L.


Pawnee - Drug, Love Medicine

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 129

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Scientific name: Lobelia cardinalis L.
USDA symbol: LOCA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Cardinalflower
Family: Campanulaceae
Family (APG): Campanulaceae
Native American Tribe: Pawnee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Love Medicine
Notes: Compound containing roots and flowers used as a love charm.

RECRD: 88908 id: 20664