Apiaceae Sphenosciadium capitellatum Gray

Woollyhead Parsnip

Paiute - Drug, Venereal Aid

Use documented by:
Steward, Julian H., 1933, Ethnography of the Owens Valley Paiute, University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology 33(3):233-250, page 317

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Scientific name: Sphenosciadium capitellatum Gray
USDA symbol: SPCA5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Woollyhead Parsnip
Family: Apiaceae
Family (APG): Apiaceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Venereal Aid
Notes: Decoction of roots applied to venereal sores.

RECRD: 95653 id: 38703