Scrophulariaceae Bacopa caroliniana (Walt.) B.L. Robins.

Blue Waterhyssop

Seminole - Drug, Sedative

Use documented by:
Sturtevant, William, 1954, The Mikasuki Seminole: Medical Beliefs and Practices, Yale University, PhD Thesis, page 237

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Scientific name: Bacopa caroliniana (Walt.) B.L. Robins.
USDA symbol: BACA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Blue Waterhyssop
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Seminole
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Sedative
Notes: Plant used for turtle sickness: trembling, short breath and cough.

RECRD: 61932 id: 6819