Name: Anthoxanthum odoratum
Toxicity: not known
Common Name: Sweet Vernal Grass
Applicable Plant Components: flower, herb
Anecdotal: The leaves of Anthoxanthum are used for baskets and split for sewing thread. It is one of the aromatic grasses burned in rituals to invoke beneficent spirits that intervene against challenging issues. It also has the unique ability to offer validation that the ceremony was in fact successful.