Violaceae Viola pubescens Ait.

Downy Yellow Violet

Potawatomi - Drug, Heart Medicine

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 87, 88

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Scientific name: Viola pubescens Ait.
USDA symbol: VIPUP2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Downy Yellow Violet
Family: Violaceae
Family (APG): Violaceae
Native American Tribe: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Heart Medicine
Notes: Root used for various heart diseases.

RECRD: 97279 id: 43290