Apiaceae Lomatium triternatum (Pursh) Coult. & Rose

Nineleaf Biscuitroot

Blackfoot - Drug, Panacea

Use documented by:
Hellson, John C., 1974, Ethnobotany of the Blackfoot Indians, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 83

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Scientific name: Lomatium triternatum (Pursh) Coult. & Rose
USDA symbol: LOTRT (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Nineleaf Biscuitroot
Family: Apiaceae
Family (APG): Apiaceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Panacea
Notes: Chewed roots blown onto affected part by the diviner. The healing qualities of the spray were believed to penetrate the body at that place.

RECRD: 3881 id: 21057