Asteraceae Matricaria discoidea DC.

Disc Mayweed

Cheyenne - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Grinnell, George Bird, 1972, The Cheyenne Indians - Their History and Ways of Life Vol.2, Lincoln. University of Nebraska Press, page 189

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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: Cheyenne
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Dried, pulverized flowers, leaves, sweet grass, horse mint and sweet pine used as a perfume.

RECRD: 2073 id: 22479