Liliaceae Veratrum viride Ait.

American False Hellebore

Flathead - Drug, Nose Medicine

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeff, 1992, Montana Native Plants and Early Peoples, Helena. Montana Historical Society Press, page 73

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Scientific name: Veratrum viride Ait.
USDA symbol: VEVI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American False Hellebore
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Flathead
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Nose Medicine
Notes: Snuff of dried, powdered rootstocks used to clear the nasal passages.

RECRD: 45652 id: 42663