Apiaceae Heracleum maximum Bartr.

Common Cowparsnip

Meskwaki - Drug, Misc. Disease Remedy

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 249

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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: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Misc. Disease Remedy
Notes: Infusion of root used for erysipelas.

RECRD: 87311 id: 16868