Apiaceae Cicuta virosa L.

Mackenzie's Water Hemlock

Eskimo, Kuskokwagmiut - Drug, Poison

Use documented by:
Oswalt, W. H., 1957, A Western Eskimo Ethnobotany, Anthropological Papers of the University of Alaska 6:17-36, page 21

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Scientific name: Cicuta virosa L.
USDA symbol: CIVI5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mackenzie's Water Hemlock
Family: Apiaceae
Family (APG): Apiaceae
Native American Tribe: Eskimo, Kuskokwagmiut
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Poison
Notes: Root 'considered to be poisonous to people.'

RECRD: 84050 id: 9895