Rosaceae Rosa palustris Marsh.

Swamp Rose

Cherokee - Drug, Antidiarrheal

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 53

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Scientific name: Rosa palustris Marsh.
USDA symbol: ROPA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Swamp Rose
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidiarrheal
Notes: Decoction of roots taken for dysentery.

RECRD: 93805 id: 34116