Scrophulariaceae Pedicularis groenlandica Retz.

Elephanthead Lousewort

Cheyenne - Drug, Cough Medicine

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeffrey A., 1981, The Ethnobotany of the Northern Cheyenne Indians of Montana, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 4:1-55, page 39

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Scientific name: Pedicularis groenlandica Retz.
USDA symbol: PEGR2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Elephanthead Lousewort
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Cheyenne
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cough Medicine
Notes: Infusion of smashed leaves and stems taken for coughs.

RECRD: 90908 id: 25669