Lycopodiaceae Lycopodium dendroideum Michx.

Tree Groundpine

Montagnais - Drug, Gastrointestinal Aid

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., 1917, Medicine Practices of the Northeastern Algonquians, Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Americanists Pp. 303-321, page 316

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Scientific name: Lycopodium dendroideum Michx.
USDA symbol: LYDE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Tree Groundpine
Family: Lycopodiaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Montagnais
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gastrointestinal Aid
Notes: Decoction of plant taken as a purgative 'in case of biliousness.'

RECRD: 89261 id: 21507