Asteraceae Townsendia exscapa (Richards.) Porter

Stemless Townsendia

Blackfoot - Drug, Veterinary Aid

Use documented by:
Johnston, Alex, 1987, Plants and the Blackfoot, Lethbridge, Alberta. Lethbridge Historical Society, page 61

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Scientific name: Townsendia exscapa (Richards.) Porter
USDA symbol: TOEX2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Stemless Townsendia
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Veterinary Aid
Notes: Decoction of roots given to tired horses to relieve them.

RECRD: 60744 id: 40421