Apiaceae Heracleum maximum Bartr.

Common Cowparsnip

Menominee - Other, Protection

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 81

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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: Menominee
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Protection
Notes: Plant smudged to drive away the evil spirit, whose special mission was to steal one's hunting luck.

RECRD: 1222 id: 16864