Aristolochiaceae Asarum canadense L.

Canadian Wildginger

Chippewa - Other, Incense & Fragrance

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1933, Some Chippewa Uses of Plants, Ann Arbor. University of Michigan Press, page 129

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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: Chippewa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Incense & Fragrance
Notes: Slightly roasted roots made into a powder and sprinkled on clothing for perfume.

RECRD: 31947 id: 5978