Plantaginaceae Plantago major L.

Common Plantain

Chippewa - Other, Protection

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 376

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Scientific name: Plantago major L.
USDA symbol: PLMA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Plantain
Family: Plantaginaceae
Family (APG): Plantaginaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Protection
Notes: Powdered roots carried as protection against snakebites.

RECRD: 43060 id: 28415