Xyridaceae Xyris caroliniana Walt.

Carolina Yelloweyed Grass

Cherokee - Drug, Pediatric 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 62

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Scientific name: Xyris caroliniana Walt.
USDA symbol: XYCA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Carolina Yelloweyed Grass
Family: Xyridaceae
Family (APG): Xyridaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pediatric Aid
Notes: Infusion of root taken for diarrhea and 'good for children.'

RECRD: 97516 id: 43745