Oxalidaceae Oxalis violacea L.

Violet Woodsorrel

Pawnee - Drug, Veterinary Aid

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 98

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Scientific name: Oxalis violacea L.
USDA symbol: OXVI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Violet Woodsorrel
Family: Oxalidaceae
Family (APG): Oxalidaceae
Native American Tribe: Pawnee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Veterinary Aid
Notes: Pounded bulbs fed to horses to make them run faster.

RECRD: 90688 id: 25200