Apiaceae Pastinaca sativa L.

Wild Parsnip

Paiute - Drug, Tuberculosis Remedy

Use documented by:
Mahar, James Michael., 1953, Ethnobotany of the Oregon Paiutes of the Warm Springs Indian Reservation, Reed College, B.A. Thesis, page 93

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Scientific name: Pastinaca sativa L.
USDA symbol: PASA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Wild Parsnip
Family: Apiaceae
Family (APG): Apiaceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tuberculosis Remedy
Notes: Root medicine taken 'for their all over inside--when they have this awful, maybe TB.'

RECRD: 1491 id: 25588