Fabaceae Astragalus canadensis L.

Canadian Milkvetch

Blackfoot - Drug, Pulmonary Aid

Use documented by:
Hellson, John C., 1974, Ethnobotany of the Blackfoot Indians, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 71

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Scientific name: Astragalus canadensis L.
USDA symbol: ASCAC6 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Canadian Milkvetch
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pulmonary Aid
Notes: Root boiled and the steam used to bathe a child's aching chest.

RECRD: 3736 id: 6461