Polygonaceae Rumex orbiculatus Gray

Greater Water Dock

Meskwaki - Drug, Antidote

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 237

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Scientific name: Rumex orbiculatus Gray
USDA symbol: RUORO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Greater Water Dock
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidote
Notes: Decoction of root taken as an antidote for poison.

RECRD: 94251 id: 35436