Rough Blazing Star
Uses



*The Omahas mix the rough blazing star with other plants to use as an appetizer and tonic


*Mesquakies use it for bladder and kidney troubles


*Bulbs of the plant were given to horses in early American to increase endurance
 


*Tea made from the leaves to treat snakebites and stomach aches

*Other critters such as bees, butterflies, and caterpillars frequent the rough blazing
star for a pollen, or to feed on

*Herbivores both large and small such as rabbits, deer, groundhogs, and livestock
eat the foliage and stems



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