Ranunculaceae Ranunculus acris L.

Tall Buttercup

Abnaki - Drug, Analgesic

Use documented by:
Rousseau, Jacques, 1947, Ethnobotanique Abenakise, Archives de Folklore 11:145-182, page 166

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Scientific name: Ranunculus acris L.
USDA symbol: RAACA3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Tall Buttercup
Family: Ranunculaceae
Family (APG): Ranunculaceae
Native American Tribe: Abnaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Flowers and leaves smashed and sniffed for headaches.

RECRD: 50393 id: 32645