Lamiaceae Mentha arvensis L.

Canadian Mint

Winnebago - Other, Incense & Fragrance

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 112

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Scientific name: Mentha arvensis L.
USDA symbol: MEAR4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Canadian Mint
Family: Lamiaceae
Family (APG): Lamiaceae
Native American Tribe: Winnebago
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Incense & Fragrance
Notes: Plant boiled with traps to deodorize them so that the smell of blood would not deter the animals.

RECRD: 31742 id: 22796