Asteraceae Artemisia ludoviciana Nutt.
Thompson - Other, Fuel
Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., Laurence C. Thompson and M. Terry Thompson et al., 1990, Thompson Ethnobotany: Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, Victoria. Royal British Columbia Museum, page 170
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Scientific name: Artemisia ludoviciana Nutt.
USDA symbol: ARLUL2 (View details
at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Louisiana Sagewort
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Fuel
Notes: Plant used on the fire in the first smoking of a hide during the curing process. The smoke from this plant was supposed to soften the hide.
RECRD: 32461 id: 5420