Latin name: Nuphar lutea (L.) Sm. ssp. advena (Aiton) Kartesz & Gandhi Syn.: N. advena (Aiton) W.T. Aiton
Botanical family: Nymphaeaceae
Growth habit: Herb
Vernacular name(s): cow lily (Eng.)
nénuphar à feuilles émergentes (Fr.)
Pounded into a pulp used in a poultice to heal swollen limbs [Mi'kmaq: 62].
Leaves :Mashed and used in swellings [Mi'kmaq 60; Algonquians 63].
Roots :Bruised and used in swellings and bruises [Algonquians 63].
Rhizomes :Used as an astringent [Chippewa 47].