Malvaceae Malva neglecta Wallr.

Common Mallow

Cherokee - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 44

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Scientific name: Malva neglecta Wallr.
USDA symbol: MANE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Mallow
Family: Malvaceae
Family (APG): Malvaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Flowers put in oil and mixed with tallow for use on sores.

RECRD: 89413 id: 22319