Asteraceae Artemisia ludoviciana Nutt.

Louisiana Sagewort

Meskwaki - Other, Insecticide

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: Other
Use sub-category: Insecticide
Notes: Smudge of leaves used to drive away mosquitoes.

RECRD: 82164 id: 5392