Rosaceae Potentilla arguta ssp. arguta

Tall Cinquefoil

Chippewa - Drug, Antidiarrheal

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 344

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Scientific name: Potentilla arguta ssp. arguta
USDA symbol: POARA4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Tall Cinquefoil
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidiarrheal
Notes: Simple or compound decoction of root taken for dysentery.

RECRD: 92277 id: 29822