Latin name: Nuphar lutea (L.) Sm. ssp. polysepala (Engelm.) E.O. Beal Syn.: N. polysepala (Engelm.) Greene, N. advena Aiton
Botanical family: Nymphaeaceae
Growth habit: Herb
Vernacular name(s): rocky mountain pond-lily, yellow water lily (Eng.)
nénuphar à sépales nombreux (Fr.)
oga'da mûn (Ojibwa)
egh'ke (Dene)
Roots :Grated to make a poultice for sores, or dried, powdered and used to heal cuts and swellings [Ojibwa 87].
Stems :Tea drunk to cure sore stomach, shortness of breath, heart problems and urinary tract problems [Dene 101].