Kiníí
Rosa acicularis

Season: Blooms april to July
Habitat: moist soils
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Uses:
Could be crushed and added to pemmican
Ripe rose hips are high in vitamin C
Seeds cooked and ingested for relief from muscular pains
Roots were used as a general purpose astringent for diarrhea, sore throat, and conjunctivitis, and to stop bleeding
Flower petals were employed as a bacteriostatic, protective bandage on burns and minor wounds, and as a treatment for colic and heartburn
Poultice of leaves was used for insect stings and bits, and folkloric accounts claim that rose-petal wine is useful for easing labor pains