Typhaceae Typha latifolia L.

Broadleaf Cattail

Omaha - Drug, Pediatric Aid

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 64, 65

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Scientific name: Typha latifolia L.
USDA symbol: TYLA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Broadleaf Cattail
Family: Typhaceae
Family (APG): Typhaceae
Native American Tribe: Omaha
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pediatric Aid
Notes: Down used on infants to prevent chafing.

RECRD: 96550 id: 41314