Ericaceae Monotropa uniflora L.


Cree, Woodlands - Drug, Toothache Remedy

Use documented by:
Leighton, Anna L., 1985, Wild Plant Use by the Woods Cree (Nihithawak) of East-Central Saskatchewan, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 46

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Scientific name: Monotropa uniflora L.
USDA symbol: MOUN3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Indianpipe
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Cree, Woodlands
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Toothache Remedy
Notes: Flower chewed for toothaches.

RECRD: 5534 id: 23424