Solanaceae Physalis viscosa L.

Starhair Groundcherry

Omaha - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Fletcher, Alice C. and Francis La Flesche, 1911, The Omaha Tribe, SI-BAE Annual Report #27, page 584

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Scientific name: Physalis viscosa L.
USDA symbol: PHVI17 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Starhair Groundcherry
Family: Solanaceae
Family (APG): Solanaceae
Native American Tribe: Omaha
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Root used to dress wounds.

RECRD: 91213 id: 26730