Iridaceae Sisyrinchium albidum Raf.

White Blueeyed Grass

Menominee - Drug, Veterinary Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 38

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Scientific name: Sisyrinchium albidum Raf.
USDA symbol: SIAL3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: White Blueeyed Grass
Family: Iridaceae
Family (APG): Iridaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Veterinary Aid
Notes: Roots mixed with horse feed to make horse sleek, vicious and bite poisonous.

RECRD: 95260 id: 38101