Asteraceae Symphyotrichum novae-angliae (L.) Nesom

New England Aster

Potawatomi - Drug, Stimulant

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 50

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Scientific name: Symphyotrichum novae-angliae (L.) Nesom
USDA symbol: SYNO2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: New England Aster
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Stimulant
Notes: Plant used as a fumigating reviver by the Prairie Potawatomi.

RECRD: 82781 id: 39189