Apiaceae Zizia aurea (L.) W.D.J. Koch

Golden Zizia

Meskwaki - Drug, Analgesic

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 250

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Scientific name: Zizia aurea (L.) W.D.J. Koch
USDA symbol: ZIAU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Golden Zizia
Family: Apiaceae
Family (APG): Apiaceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Compound containing flower stalks used as snuff for sick headache.

RECRD: 97623 id: 44656