Polypodiaceae Polypodium virginianum L.

Rock Polypody

Cree, Woodlands - Drug, Tuberculosis Remedy

Use documented by:
Leighton, Anna L., 1985, Wild Plant Use by the Woods Cree (Nihithawak) of East-Central Saskatchewan, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 51

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Scientific name: Polypodium virginianum L.
USDA symbol: POVI7 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Rock Polypody
Family: Polypodiaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Cree, Woodlands
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tuberculosis Remedy
Notes: Decoction of leaf taken for tuberculosis.

RECRD: 5606 id: 29031