Asteraceae Centaurea sp.

Batchelor Buttons

Rappahannock - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., R.B. Hassrick and E.S. Carpenter, 1942, Rappahannock Herbals, Folk-Lore and Science of Cures, Proceedings of the Delaware County Institute of Science 10:7-55., page 33

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Scientific name: Centaurea sp.
Common names: Batchelor Buttons
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Rappahannock
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Bruised leaves used as a salve for sores.

RECRD: 83692 id: 8813