Orobanchaceae Orobanche ludoviciana Nutt.

Louisiana Broomrape

Blackfoot - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Johnston, Alex, 1987, Plants and the Blackfoot, Lethbridge, Alberta. Lethbridge Historical Society, page 53

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Scientific name: Orobanche ludoviciana Nutt.
USDA symbol: ORLUL2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Louisiana Broomrape
Family: Orobanchaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Plant chewed by medicine men and blown upon wounds.

RECRD: 60709 id: 24913