Saxifragaceae Penthorum sedoides L.

Ditch Stonecrop

Meskwaki - Drug, Cough Medicine

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 219

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Scientific name: Penthorum sedoides L.
USDA symbol: PESE6 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Ditch Stonecrop
Family: Saxifragaceae
Family (APG): Saxifragaceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cough Medicine
Notes: Seeds used to make a cough syrup.

RECRD: 91029 id: 25958