Species Detail

Aristolochia serpentaria L. unconfirmed
virginia snake-root


Scientific Name:  
Aristolochia serpentaria L. unconfirmed
Common Name:  
virginia snake-root
Myaamia Name:  
Uses:  
Medicinal
Harvest Seasons:  
Undetermined
Habitats:  
Beech-Maple Forest, Oak Forest including Oak-Hickory, Beech-Oak-Maple Mixed Mesophytic
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Herb

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Aristolochia serpentaria L. unconfirmed
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
No Reference Specified Use - Medicinal  used to cure snakebites. According to Kenton 1925; this species or Polygala senega could possibly be the one referred to by Marquette; in his 1674 letter in the Jesuit Relations p. 340 –
Botanical Sources  
Aristolochia serpentaria L. unconfirmed
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   moist or dry upland woods in eastern and western Miami lands
Related Sources  
Aristolochia serpentaria L. unconfirmed
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