Ranunculaceae Consolida ajacis (L.) Schur

Doubtful Knight's Spur

Cherokee - Drug, Poison

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 42

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Scientific name: Consolida ajacis (L.) Schur
USDA symbol: COAJ (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Doubtful Knight's Spur
Family: Ranunculaceae
Family (APG): Ranunculaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Poison
Notes: Roots made cows drunk and killed them.

RECRD: 9265 id: 10589