Araceae Calla palustris L.

Water Arum

Cree, Woodlands - Drug, Orthopedic Aid

Use documented by:
Leighton, Anna L., 1985, Wild Plant Use by the Woods Cree (Nihithawak) of East-Central Saskatchewan, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 33

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Scientific name: Calla palustris L.
USDA symbol: CAPA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Water Arum
Family: Araceae
Family (APG): Araceae
Native American Tribe: Cree, Woodlands
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Orthopedic Aid
Notes: Aerial stems used for sore legs.

RECRD: 5429 id: 7652