Rosaceae Spiraea salicifolia L.

Willowleaf Meadowsweet

Meskwaki - Drug, Antidiarrheal

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 243

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Scientific name: Spiraea salicifolia L.
USDA symbol: SPSA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Willowleaf Meadowsweet
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidiarrheal
Notes: Immature seeds used for bloody flux.

RECRD: 95661 id: 38739