Species Detail

Cryptotaenia canadensis L. DC.
Wild chervil; honewort


Scientific Name:  
Cryptotaenia canadensis L. DC.
Common Name:  
Wild chervil; honewort
Myaamia Name:  
Uses:  
Medicinal
Harvest Seasons:  
Undetermined
Habitats:  
Beech-Maple Forest, Oak Forest including Oak-Hickory, Beech-Oak-Maple Mixed Mesophytic, Conifer Shrubland and Forest
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Herb

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Cryptotaenia canadensis L. DC.
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
Anonymous 1724 Use - Medicinal  roots used to cure eye problems. "The root of the wild chervil is marvelous for illnesses of the eyes; by dropping in the eye water in which this root has steeped; in the month of May when the vine is in sap"
Botanical Sources  
Cryptotaenia canadensis L. DC.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
Gleason, H.A. & Cronquist, A. 1991   Occurs in woods
Related Sources  
Cryptotaenia canadensis L. DC.
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