Asteraceae Chrysopsis mariana (L.) Ell.

Maryland Goldenaster

Delaware - Drug, Pediatric Aid

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 33

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Scientific name: Chrysopsis mariana (L.) Ell.
USDA symbol: CHMA14 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Maryland Goldenaster
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pediatric Aid
Notes: Infusion of roots used as a tonic for sickly children.

RECRD: 42709 id: 9776