Liliaceae Amianthium muscitoxicum (Walt.) Gray


Cherokee - Drug, Dermatological Aid

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 34

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Scientific name: Amianthium muscitoxicum (Walt.) Gray
USDA symbol: AMMU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Flypoison
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Used for itch and to poison crows.

RECRD: 81076 id: 3177