Apiaceae Pastinaca sativa L.

Wild Parsnip

Potawatomi - Drug, Poison

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 86

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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: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Poison
Notes: Root considered poisonous when taken internally.

RECRD: 90878 id: 25590