Ericaceae Chimaphila umbellata (L.) W. Bart.


Flathead - Drug, Eye Medicine

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeff, 1992, Montana Native Plants and Early Peoples, Helena. Montana Historical Society Press, page 34

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Scientific name: Chimaphila umbellata (L.) W. Bart.
USDA symbol: CHUMC2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pipsissewa
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Flathead
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Eye Medicine
Notes: Solution of plant used as eye medicine.

RECRD: 45276 id: 9617