Asteraceae Rudbeckia fulgida Ait.

Orange Coneflower

Cherokee - Drug, Kidney 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 30

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Scientific name: Rudbeckia fulgida Ait.
USDA symbol: RUFUF (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Orange Coneflower
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Kidney Aid
Notes: Infusion taken for dropsy.

RECRD: 94090 id: 35128