Brassicaceae Arabis glabra (L.) Bernh.

Tower Rockcress

Cheyenne - Drug, Pediatric Aid

Use documented by:
Grinnell, George Bird, 1972, The Cheyenne Indians - Their History and Ways of Life Vol.2, Lincoln. University of Nebraska Press, page 174

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Scientific name: Arabis glabra (L.) Bernh.
USDA symbol: ARGL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Tower Rockcress
Family: Brassicaceae
Family (APG): Brassicaceae
Native American Tribe: Cheyenne
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pediatric Aid
Notes: Infusion of plant given to children as a general preventative for sickness, when sickness is about.

RECRD: 1947 id: 3975