Liliaceae Uvularia grandiflora Sm.

Largeflower Bellwort

Potawatomi - Drug, Orthopedic Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 64

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Scientific name: Uvularia grandiflora Sm.
USDA symbol: UVGR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Largeflower Bellwort
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Orthopedic Aid
Notes: Infusion of root mixed with lard and used as salve to massage sore muscles and tendons.

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