Nymphaeaceae Nuphar lutea ssp. variegata (Dur.) E.O. Beal

Varigated Yellow Pondlily

Cree, Woodlands - Drug, Antirheumatic (External)

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: Nuphar lutea ssp. variegata (Dur.) E.O. Beal
USDA symbol: NULUV (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Varigated Yellow Pondlily
Family: Nymphaeaceae
Family (APG): Nymphaeaceae
Native American Tribe: Cree, Woodlands
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antirheumatic (External)
Notes: Poultice of grated rhizomes & other ingredients applied to sore joints, swellings and painful limbs. Poultice consisted of grated rhizomes, grated calamus rootstocks and occasionally cow parsnip with the addition of water or grease.

RECRD: 5538 id: 24133