Cyperaceae Carex nebrascensis Dewey

Nebraska Sedge

Cheyenne - Drug, Ceremonial Medicine

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeffrey A., 1981, The Ethnobotany of the Northern Cheyenne Indians of Montana, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 4:1-55, page 7

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Scientific name: Carex nebrascensis Dewey
USDA symbol: CANE2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Nebraska Sedge
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Cheyenne
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Medicine
Notes: Plant used in the Sun Dance and Massaum ceremonies.

RECRD: 83403 id: 8079