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

Upright Prairie Coneflower

Lakota - Drug, Veterinary Aid

Use documented by:
Rogers, Dilwyn J, 1980, Lakota Names and Traditional Uses of Native Plants by Sicangu (Brule) People in the Rosebud Area, South Dakota, St. Francis, SD. Rosebud Educational Scoiety, page 39

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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: Lakota
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Veterinary Aid
Notes: Plant given to horses for urinary problems.

RECRD: 4843 id: 32747