Apiaceae Osmorhiza claytonii (Michx.) C.B. Clarke

Clayton's Sweetroot

Menominee - Drug, Dietary Aid

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 55

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Scientific name: Osmorhiza claytonii (Michx.) C.B. Clarke
USDA symbol: OSCL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Clayton's Sweetroot
Family: Apiaceae
Family (APG): Apiaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dietary Aid
Notes: Root eaten 'to enable one to put on flesh.'

RECRD: 90538 id: 24962