Latin name: Polygonatum biflorum (Walter) Elliot var. commutatum (Schult. & Schult. f.) Morong Syn.: P. commutatum (Schult. & Schult. f.) A. Dietr.
Botanical family: Liliaceae
Growth habit: Herb
Vernacular name(s): giant Solomon's seal (Eng.)
sceau-de-Salomon géant (Fr.)
nebnegodek (Ojibwa)
Roots :Used to prevent measles [Ojibwa 85]. Decoction sprinkled on hot stones and the smoke inhaled to treat hadache [Ojibwa 47].