Apiaceae Heracleum maximum Bartr.

Common Cowparsnip

Thompson - Drug, Cathartic

Use documented by:
Steedman, E.V., 1928, The Ethnobotany of the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, SI-BAE Annual Report #45:441-522, page 504

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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: Thompson
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cathartic
Notes: Decoction of roots taken by warriors and hunters as a purgative.

RECRD: 87363 id: 16937