Typhaceae Typha latifolia L.

Broadleaf Cattail

Sioux - Drug, Burn Dressing

Use documented by:
Blankinship, J. W., 1905, Native Economic Plants of Montana, Bozeman. Montana Agricultural College Experimental Station, Bulletin 56, page 25

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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: Sioux
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Burn Dressing
Notes: Poultice of fruit spikes' 'down' applied to burns and scalds.

RECRD: 96559 id: 41376