Araceae Calla palustris L.

Water Arum

Iroquois - Drug, Snake Bite Remedy

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 278

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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: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Snake Bite Remedy
Notes: Compound decoction of roots and stems used as poultice on snake bites.

RECRD: 83276 id: 7659