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

Golden Zizia

Meskwaki - Drug, Febrifuge

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: Febrifuge
Notes: Root used for fevers and compound containing flower stalks used for headache.

RECRD: 97624 id: 44657