Asteraceae Verbesina virginica L.

White Crownbeard

Chickasaw - Drug, Venereal Aid

Use documented by:
Campbell, T.N., 1951, Medicinal Plants Used by Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Creek Indians in the Early Nineteenth Century, Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 41(9):285-290, page 289

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Scientific name: Verbesina virginica L.
USDA symbol: VEVIV (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: White Crownbeard
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Chickasaw
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Venereal Aid
Notes: Plant used as an antivenereal agent.

RECRD: 97052 id: 42915