Cyperaceae Carex platyphylla Carey

Broadleaf Sedge

Iroquois - Drug, Other

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 274

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Scientific name: Carex platyphylla Carey
USDA symbol: CAPL5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Broadleaf Sedge
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Other
Notes: Used several ways to 'wash the snowsnake,' a snowsnake medicine.

RECRD: 83408 id: 8092