Saxifragaceae Mitella diphylla L.

Twoleaf Miterwort

Menominee - Other, Sacred Items

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 81

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Scientific name: Mitella diphylla L.
USDA symbol: MIDI3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Twoleaf Miterwort
Family: Saxifragaceae
Family (APG): Saxifragaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Sacred Items
Notes: Seed used as the sacred bead and swallowed in the medicine dance, during the reinstatement ceremony.

RECRD: 1218 id: 23160