Apiaceae Cicuta maculata L.

Spotted Water Hemlock

Klamath - Drug, Poison

Use documented by:
Coville, Frederick V., 1897, Notes On The Plants Used By The Klamath Indians Of Oregon., Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 5(2):87-110, page 101

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Scientific name: Cicuta maculata L.
USDA symbol: CIMAM (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Spotted Water Hemlock
Family: Apiaceae
Family (APG): Apiaceae
Native American Tribe: Klamath
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Poison
Notes: Poisonous roots mixed with rattlesnake poison or decomposed animal liver and used to poison arrows.

RECRD: 20451 id: 9876