Asteraceae Matricaria discoidea DC.

Disc Mayweed

Blackfoot - Other, Insecticide

Use documented by:
Johnston, Alex, 1987, Plants and the Blackfoot, Lethbridge, Alberta. Lethbridge Historical Society, page 61

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Scientific name: Matricaria discoidea DC.
USDA symbol: MADI6 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Disc Mayweed
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Insecticide
Notes: Dried blossoms used as an insect repellant.

RECRD: 60742 id: 22474