Berberidaceae Podophyllum peltatum L.


Meskwaki - Drug, Cathartic

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 206

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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: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cathartic
Notes: Compound containing root used as a physic and for rheumatism.

RECRD: 91872 id: 28709