Asteraceae Artemisia ludoviciana Nutt.

Louisiana Sagewort

Meskwaki - Drug, Veterinary Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 211

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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: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Veterinary Aid
Notes: Smudge of leaves used to 'smoke ponies when they have the distemper.'

RECRD: 82167 id: 5391