Papaveraceae Sanguinaria canadensis L.


Delaware, Oklahoma - Other, Ceremonial Items

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1942, A Study of Delaware Indian Medicine Practice and Folk Beliefs, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission, page 32, 80

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Scientific name: Sanguinaria canadensis L.
USDA symbol: SACA13 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Bloodroot
Family: Papaveraceae
Family (APG): Papaveraceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware, Oklahoma
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Items
Notes: Root used as a ceremonial face paint.

RECRD: 94764 id: 36955