Liliaceae Maianthemum canadense Desf.

Canada Beadruby

Potawatomi - Other, Good Luck Charm

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 121

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Scientific name: Maianthemum canadense Desf.
USDA symbol: MACA4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Canada Beadruby
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Potawatomi
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Good Luck Charm
Notes: Root used as a good luck charm to win a game.

RECRD: 378 id: 22044