Violaceae Viola ?pedata L. (pro sp.)

Birdfoot Violet

Cherokee - Drug, Cough Medicine

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: Viola ?pedata L. (pro sp.)
USDA symbol: VIPE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Birdfoot Violet
Family: Violaceae
Family (APG): Violaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cough Medicine
Notes: Infusion with sugar taken for cough.

RECRD: 97263 id: 43329