Liliaceae Allium tricoccum Ait.

Wild Leek

Chippewa - Drug, Emetic

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 346

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Scientific name: Allium tricoccum Ait.
USDA symbol: ALTR3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Wild Leek
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Decoction of root taken as a quick-acting emetic.

RECRD: 80862 id: 2289