Aristolochiaceae Asarum canadense L.

Canadian Wildginger

Cherokee - Other, Snuff

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 36

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Scientific name: Asarum canadense L.
USDA symbol: ASCA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Canadian Wildginger
Family: Aristolochiaceae
Family (APG): Aristolochiaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Snuff
Notes: Dried leaves pounded and used for snuff.

RECRD: 9195 id: 5971