Typhaceae Typha sp.


Omaha - Drug, Burn Dressing

Use documented by:
Fletcher, Alice C. and Francis La Flesche, 1911, The Omaha Tribe, SI-BAE Annual Report #27, page 584

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Scientific name: Typha sp.
Common names: Cattail
Family: Typhaceae
Family (APG): Typhaceae
Native American Tribe: Omaha
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Burn Dressing
Notes: Pulverized root used as paste for burns and covered with ripe blossoms.

RECRD: 96566 id: 41423