Apiaceae Heracleum maximum Bartr.

Common Cowparsnip

Omaha - Drug, Cathartic

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 107

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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: Omaha
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cathartic
Notes: Decoction of root taken as a physic.

RECRD: 87332 id: 16891