Typhaceae Typha latifolia L.

Broadleaf Cattail

Washo - Drug, Antidiarrheal

Use documented by:
Train, Percy, James R. Henrichs and W. Andrew Archer, 1941, Medicinal Uses of Plants by Indian Tribes of Nevada, Washington DC. U.S. Department of Agriculture, page 146

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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: Washo
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidiarrheal
Notes: Young flowering heads eaten for diarrhea.

RECRD: 96562 id: 41405