Species Detail

Chamaelirium luteum A. gray unconfirmed
devils bit


Scientific Name:  
Chamaelirium luteum A. gray unconfirmed
Common Name:  
devils bit
Myaamia Name:  
waawiyaciipihki also for Colic root
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  
Chamaelirium luteum A. gray unconfirmed
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
Bussard, H 1960 Use - Medicinal  used as an antidote to snakebite venom.
Dunn, J.P. Circa 1900 Use - Medicinal  medicinal plant used as an antidote to snakebite venom. "asanitcipki; colic root or devils bit; medicinal plant said to kill poison"; also "wawiatcipki"; or waawiyaaciipihki" p. 1268-1269 –
Botanical Sources  
Chamaelirium luteum A. gray unconfirmed
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
Gleason, H.A. & Cronquist, A. 1991   occurs in moist woods and bogs in eastern Miami lands
Related Sources  
Chamaelirium luteum A. gray unconfirmed
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   these entries may also refer to eehseniciipihki; or Aletris farinosa