Fabaceae Vicia caroliniana Walt.

Carolina Vetch

Cherokee - Drug, Respiratory Aid

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 60

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Scientific name: Vicia caroliniana Walt.
USDA symbol: VICA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Carolina Vetch
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Respiratory Aid
Notes: Compound taken by ball players for wind during game.

RECRD: 97223 id: 43208