Asteraceae Ratibida columnifera (Nutt.) Woot. & Standl.

Upright Prairie Coneflower

Cheyenne - Drug, Snake Bite Remedy

Use documented by:
Grinnell, George Bird, 1972, The Cheyenne Indians - Their History and Ways of Life Vol.2, Lincoln. University of Nebraska Press, page 188

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Scientific name: Ratibida columnifera (Nutt.) Woot. & Standl.
USDA symbol: RACO3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Upright Prairie Coneflower
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Cheyenne
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Snake Bite Remedy
Notes: Decoction of leaves and stems used as wash to draw out poison of a rattlesnake's bite.

RECRD: 2063 id: 32738