Orchidaceae Platanthera ciliaris (L.) Lindl.

Yellow Fringed Orchid

Cherokee - Other, Hunting & Fishing Item

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 47

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Scientific name: Platanthera ciliaris (L.) Lindl.
USDA symbol: PLCI2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Yellow Fringed Orchid
Family: Orchidaceae
Family (APG): Orchidaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Hunting & Fishing Item
Notes: Root used on hooks to make the fish bite.

RECRD: 9363 id: 28534