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
Marquette, J. 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
Gleason, H.A. & Cronquist, A. 1991   moist or dry upland woods in eastern and western Miami lands
Related Sources  
Aristolochia serpentaria L. unconfirmed
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