The Flora and Ethnobotany of Cat Island, Bahamas
Willard Sherman Turrell Herbarium (MU)
Ageratum conyzoides Au: L.
Asteraceae / Compositae
Goat Bush, Boston Catnip (Capnip)
Herb with purple disk flowers. Vegetation has a rank goat-like
The Bluff Settlement, in the yard of Wilmore Wilson, which is on a road
that runs east of the main road.
75°35 10 W
Plant is boiled alone or with other plants and taken for coughs, colds, and
asthma. Taken alone, it is one of the few non-bitter cold/cough remedies.
Laurel R. Richey
99-655 Duplicates 6 Date September 10,1999
Plants Dried Using a Kerosene Heater
Vouchers for Laurel Richey's PhD Dissertation