Selaginellaceae Selaginella densa Rydb.

Lesser Spikemoss

Blackfoot - Drug, Veterinary Aid

Use documented by:
Hellson, John C., 1974, Ethnobotany of the Blackfoot Indians, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 90

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Scientific name: Selaginella densa Rydb.
USDA symbol: SEDED (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Lesser Spikemoss
Family: Selaginellaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Veterinary Aid
Notes: Powdered roots applied to the mouth of racehorses to make them hyperactive.

RECRD: 3942 id: 37649