Brassicaceae Brassica oleracea L.


Rappahannock - Other, Protection

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., R.B. Hassrick and E.S. Carpenter, 1942, Rappahannock Herbals, Folk-Lore and Science of Cures, Proceedings of the Delaware County Institute of Science 10:7-55., page 25

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Scientific name: Brassica oleracea L.
USDA symbol: BROL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Cabbage
Family: Brassicaceae
Family (APG): Brassicaceae
Native American Tribe: Rappahannock
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Protection
Notes: Leaves worn under the hat to protect from a strong sun.

RECRD: 46708 id: 7518