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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Plains 566 John Wentzel 29
Descriptions
glass 581 plant 31 wood 4438
Names
pressed plants 29
Date:
1989
Dimensions:
Frame height: 16.875 in, Frame width: 12.125 in, depth: 1 in
Remarks:
Food and Medicines - Ethnobotanicals. Actaea rubra [Baneberry, Sweet Medicine]. Long straight stalk that divides into stems with groups of serrated-edged leaves and an oblong cluster of small white petaled flowers. Nubby main root with several smaller roots. USES: All parts of the plant are considered poisonous (Hagener & Hagener) Cheyenne used roots for tea for women after childbirth and for ceremonies. (Jeff Hart). Collected, pressed and framed.
Accession Number:
NA.603.13

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