Plantaginaceae Plantago major L.

Common Plantain

Ojibwa - Other, Protection

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1932, Ethnobotany of the Ojibwe Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 4:327-525, page 431

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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: Ojibwa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Protection
Notes: Ground root always carried in the pockets to ward off snakes.

RECRD: 249 id: 28457