Entry Detail

Aralia nudicaulis L.
wild sarsasparilla


Entry Type:  
Species
Scientific Name:  
Aralia nudicaulis L.
Common Name:  
wild sarsasparilla
Myaamia Name:  
maakahkwani
Description:  

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
Costa, D. 2005 Related Info 

"macac8ani", wild sarsasparilla

Anonymous 1724 Use - Medicinal 

"The root of sasparilla for wounds and cuts" ("De la racine de sarsepareille pour les playes et coupures").

The author is describing tribal customs from the upper Midwest, probably including some of the Miami-Illlinois tribal groups. – Michael Gonella
Dunn, J.P. ca. 1900 Related Info 

"makkwana, vine, generic term sometimes used specifically for wild sarsasparilla"

Botanical Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Data Comments
Gleason, H.A. and Cronquist, A. 1991 Habitat

Occurs in woods of various conditions.

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