Species Detail

Lotus sp. L.
Stinking Bean Trefoil


Scientific Name:  
Lotus sp. L.
Common Name:  
Stinking Bean Trefoil
Myaamia Name:  
Uses:  
Medicinal
Harvest Seasons:  
Undetermined
Habitats:  
Dry Prairie grasslands, Human-Disturbed Areas
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Herb

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Lotus sp. L.
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
No Reference Specified Use - Medicinal  root used to treat stomach ailments. "The root of stinking bean trefoil for the stomach runs; bloody flux; it is necessary to boil it and not drink any other thing until a complete cure"
Botanical Sources  
Lotus sp. L.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   Occurs mostly in dry soils
Related Sources  
Lotus sp. L.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   Human charred remains recovered at early Miami Village Site at the forks of the Wabash River (Ft Wayne) 1795-1812 (Ehler Site)