Apiaceae Cicuta virosa L.

Mackenzie's Water Hemlock

Eskimo, Western - Drug, Poison

Use documented by:
Lantis, Margaret, 1959, Folk Medicine and Hygiene, Anthropological Papers of the University of Alaska 8:1-75, page 17

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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, Western
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Poison
Notes: Roots considered poisonous.

RECRD: 84051 id: 9896