Asteraceae Artemisia ludoviciana Nutt.

Louisiana Sagewort

Lakota - Other, Ceremonial Items

Use documented by:
Kraft, Shelly Katheren, 1990, Recent Changes in the Ethnobotany of Standing Rock Indian Reservation, University of North Dakota, M.A. Thesis, page 46

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Scientific name: Artemisia ludoviciana Nutt.
USDA symbol: ARLUL2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Louisiana Sagewort
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Lakota
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Items
Notes: Used to make bracelets and head wreaths for the Sun Dance.

RECRD: 46124 id: 5384