Scrophulariaceae Pedicularis canadensis L.

Canadian Lousewort

Potawatomi - Food, Fodder

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 123

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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: Potawatomi
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Fodder
Notes: Roots mixed with oats to fatten the ponies.

RECRD: 400 id: 25663