Scrophulariaceae Pedicularis canadensis L.

Canadian Lousewort

Menominee - Drug, Veterinary Aid

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 53

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Scientific name: Pedicularis canadensis L.
USDA symbol: PECAC3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Canadian Lousewort
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Veterinary Aid
Notes: Chopped root added to feed to make pony fat and vicious to all but its owner.

RECRD: 90901 id: 25651