Cucurbitaceae Echinocystis lobata (Michx.) Torr. & Gray

Wild Cucumber

Menominee - Drug, Panacea

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 33, 34

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Scientific name: Echinocystis lobata (Michx.) Torr. & Gray
USDA symbol: ECLO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Wild Cucumber
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Family (APG): Cucurbitaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Panacea
Notes: Plant considered to be 'the greatest of all medicines' and always useful.

RECRD: 85309 id: 12937