Ophioglossaceae Botrychium virginianum (L.) Sw.

Rattlesnake Fern

Chippewa - Drug, Snake Bite Remedy

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 352

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Scientific name: Botrychium virginianum (L.) Sw.
USDA symbol: BOVI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Rattlesnake Fern
Family: Ophioglossaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Snake Bite Remedy
Notes: Poultice of mashed, fresh root applied to snakebite and used as repellant.

RECRD: 83182 id: 7412