Plantaginaceae Plantago major L.

Common Plantain

Ponca - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 115

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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: Ponca
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Hot leaves applied to foot to draw out thorns or splinters.

RECRD: 91765 id: 28462