Apiaceae Heracleum maximum Bartr.

Common Cowparsnip

Cheyenne - Other, Musical Instrument

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeffrey A., 1981, The Ethnobotany of the Northern Cheyenne Indians of Montana, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 4:1-55, page 40

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Scientific name: Heracleum maximum Bartr.
USDA symbol: HEMA80 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Cowparsnip
Family: Apiaceae
Family (APG): Apiaceae
Native American Tribe: Cheyenne
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Musical Instrument
Notes: Hollow stems made into whistles and used for romantic purposes at night.

RECRD: 44768 id: 16803