Asteraceae Artemisia frigida Willd.

Fringed Sagewort

Chippewa - Other, Protection

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 366

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Scientific name: Artemisia frigida Willd.
USDA symbol: ARFR4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Fringed Sagewort
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Protection
Notes: Fresh leaves in nostrils and mouth as protection when 'working over the dead.'

RECRD: 82083 id: 5259