Asteraceae Pyrrhopappus carolinianus (Walt.) DC.

Carolina Desertchicory

Cherokee - Drug, Blood Medicine

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 31

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Scientific name: Pyrrhopappus carolinianus (Walt.) DC.
USDA symbol: PYCA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Carolina Desertchicory
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Blood Medicine
Notes: Infusion taken to purify blood.

RECRD: 92967 id: 31812