Liliaceae Trillium erectum L.

Red Trillium

Abnaki - Drug, Pediatric Aid

Use documented by:
Rousseau, Jacques, 1947, Ethnobotanique Abenakise, Archives de Folklore 11:145-182, page 174

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Scientific name: Trillium erectum L.
USDA symbol: TRER3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Red Trillium
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Abnaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pediatric Aid
Notes: Bulbs ground and given to sick children with unidentified illnesses.

RECRD: 50442 id: 40693