Liliaceae Veratrum viride Ait.

American False Hellebore

Okanagan-Colville - Drug, Witchcraft Medicine

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., R. Bouchard and Dorothy I.D. Kennedy, 1980, Ethnobotany of the Okanagan-Colville Indians of British Columbia and Washington, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 50

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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: Okanagan-Colville
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Witchcraft Medicine
Notes: Plant used in 'witchcraft' or 'plhax' to jinx people.

RECRD: 12256 id: 42725