Rosaceae Potentilla canadensis L.

Dwarf Cinquefoil

Natchez - Drug, Witchcraft Medicine

Use documented by:
Swanton, John R, 1928, Religious Beliefs and Medical Practices of the Creek Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #42:473-672, page 667

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Scientific name: Potentilla canadensis L.
USDA symbol: POCAC2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Dwarf Cinquefoil
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Natchez
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Witchcraft Medicine
Notes: Plant given to one who was bewitched.

RECRD: 92280 id: 29825