Saxifragaceae Saxifraga pensylvanica L.

Eastern Swamp Saxifrage

Cherokee - Drug, Dermatological 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 26

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Scientific name: Saxifraga pensylvanica L.
USDA symbol: SAPE8 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Eastern Swamp Saxifrage
Family: Saxifragaceae
Family (APG): Saxifragaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of root used for sore, swollen muscles.

RECRD: 94987 id: 37338