Species Detail

Prenanthes racemosa Michx. unconfirmed
Rattlesnake-root


Scientific Name:  
Prenanthes racemosa Michx. unconfirmed
Common Name:  
Rattlesnake-root
Myaamia Name:  
8iskapiĊĦia
Uses:  
Medicinal
Harvest Seasons:  
Undetermined
Habitats:  
Wet Prairie grasslands with flooding
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Herb

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Prenanthes racemosa Michx. unconfirmed
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
No Reference Specified Description 
No Reference Specified Use - Medicinal 
Botanical Sources  
Prenanthes racemosa Michx. unconfirmed
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
Gleason, H.A. & Cronquist, A. 1991   Occurs in streambanks; moist meadows and prairies
Related Sources  
Prenanthes racemosa Michx. unconfirmed
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
Gonella, M.P. 2003-2005   This description closely fits other ethnographic entries of colic-root; Aletris farinosa; except the portion about the little red button on the head--this portion does not fit with Aletris farinosa as taxonomists describe it today. McCafferty unpublished? cites Masthay 2002:237 interpretation of this entry of LeBoullenger ca.1725:folio 151 to describe Prenanthes racemosa; although the description also does not quite fit