Berberidaceae Podophyllum peltatum L.


Menominee - Other, Insecticide

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 25, 26

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Scientific name: Podophyllum peltatum L.
USDA symbol: POPE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mayapple
Family: Berberidaceae
Family (APG): Berberidaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Insecticide
Notes: Decoction of whole plant sprinkled on potato plants to kill potato bugs.

RECRD: 91882 id: 28707