Orchidaceae Spiranthes lucida (H.H. Eat.) Ames

Shining Ladiestresses

Cherokee - Drug, Urinary 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 42

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Scientific name: Spiranthes lucida (H.H. Eat.) Ames
USDA symbol: SPLU2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Shining Ladiestresses
Family: Orchidaceae
Family (APG): Orchidaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Urinary Aid
Notes: Roots with 'twayblade' used 'for urinary trouble.'

RECRD: 95690 id: 38763