Asteraceae Silphium compositum Michx.

Kidneyleaf Rosinweed

Cherokee - Drug, Stimulant

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: Silphium compositum Michx.
USDA symbol: SICOC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Kidneyleaf Rosinweed
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Stimulant
Notes: Used as a strong stimulant for whites and taken by weakly females.

RECRD: 95199 id: 37998