Ericaceae Pyrola asarifolia Michx.

Liverleaf Wintergreen

Cree, Woodlands - Drug, Eye Medicine

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 54

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Scientific name: Pyrola asarifolia Michx.
USDA symbol: PYASA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Liverleaf Wintergreen
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Cree, Woodlands
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Eye Medicine
Notes: Infusion of leaves used for sore eyes.

RECRD: 5627 id: 31764