Poaceae Bothriochloa saccharoides (Sw.) Rydb.

Silver Bluestem

Kiowa - Drug, Oral Aid

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A. and Richard Evans Schultes, 1939, The Economic Botany of the Kiowa Indians, Cambridge MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 13

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Scientific name: Bothriochloa saccharoides (Sw.) Rydb.
USDA symbol: BOSA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Silver Bluestem
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Kiowa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Oral Aid
Notes: Stem used as a toothpick.

RECRD: 10739 id: 7402