|Uvularia sessilifolia L.
Family: Liliaceae. Sessile Leaf Bellwort,
was used in infusion by Native Americans as a blood purifier
and a spring tonic to treat diarrhea. Externally as a poultice over
wounds, boils, sprains and broken bones. Root eaten fresh has a bite
and was taken to treat mouth sores, sore throats.
The plant is in the lily family, a family with great foods and some poisonous members. There is not much documentation on ediblility. Cherokee ate the leaves as a cooked vegetable.