Ranunculaceae Aquilegia canadensis L.

Red Columbine

Meskwaki - Drug, Ceremonial Medicine

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 238239

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Scientific name: Aquilegia canadensis L.
USDA symbol: AQCA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Red Columbine
Family: Ranunculaceae
Family (APG): Ranunculaceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Medicine
Notes: Decoction of root and leaf used as a 'power of persuasion at trade or council.'

RECRD: 81475 id: 3898