Asteraceae Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve

Smooth Aster

Meskwaki - Drug, Stimulant

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 211212

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Scientific name: Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
USDA symbol: SYLAL3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Smooth Aster
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Stimulant
Notes: Smoke forced into nostrils of unconscious patient to revive him.

RECRD: 82760 id: 39172