Rosaceae Potentilla simplex Michx.

Common Cinquefoil

Cherokee - Drug, Antidiarrheal

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 29

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Scientific name: Potentilla simplex Michx.
USDA symbol: POSI2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Cinquefoil
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidiarrheal
Notes: Infusion of root taken for dysentery.

RECRD: 92311 id: 29857