Typhaceae Typha latifolia L.

Broadleaf Cattail

Plains Indian - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeff, 1992, Montana Native Plants and Early Peoples, Helena. Montana Historical Society Press, page 60

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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: Plains Indian
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Down used on infants to prevent chafing.

RECRD: 45512 id: 41352