Specimen Details: Ageratum conyzoides L.
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Asteraceae
Ageratum conyzoides L.
All Determinations:
Ageratum conyzoides L.

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NY Barcode: 02578835
GUID: 8600010c-04ab-4fdb-a793-d566d25f27c8
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The Flora and Ethnobotany of Cat Island, Bahamas
Willard Sherman Turrell Herbarium (MU)
Species
Family
Common Name
Description
Location/Habitat
Latitude
Uses/Comments
Collector(s)
Collection No
Ageratum conyzoides	Au: L.
Asteraceae / Compositae
Goat Bush, Boston Catnip (Capnip)
Herb with purple disk flowers. Vegetation has a rank goat-like
smell
The Bluff Settlement, in the yard of Wilmore Wilson, which is on a road
that runs east of the main road.
24°31’01”N
Longitude
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
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