Butomaceae Butomus umbellatus L.

Flowering Rush

Iroquois - Drug, Veterinary Aid

Use documented by:
Rousseau, Jacques, 1945, Le Folklore Botanique De Caughnawaga, Contributions de l'Institut botanique l'Universite de Montreal 55:7-72, page 66

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Scientific name: Butomus umbellatus L.
USDA symbol: BUUM (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Flowering Rush
Family: Butomaceae
Family (APG): Butomaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Veterinary Aid
Notes: Decoction of whole plant and bark from another plant added to cow and horse feed for worms.

RECRD: 50140 id: 7619