Apiaceae Lomatium triternatum (Pursh) Coult. & Rose

Nineleaf Biscuitroot

Blackfoot - Other, Good Luck Charm

Use documented by:
Hellson, John C., 1974, Ethnobotany of the Blackfoot Indians, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 115

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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: Other
Use sub-category: Good Luck Charm
Notes: Fruits stuffed into a porcupine foot and tied on a young girl's hair as a good luck charm.

RECRD: 4075 id: 21062