Apiaceae Heracleum maximum Bartr.

Common Cowparsnip

Makah - Drug, Eye Medicine

Use documented by:
Gill, Steven J., 1983, Ethnobotany of the Makah and Ozette People, Olympic Peninsula, Washington (USA), Washington State University, Ph.D. Thesis, page 293

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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: Makah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Eye Medicine
Notes: Heated poultice of leaves applied for eye problems.

RECRD: 6291 id: 16850