Entry Detail

Eryngium yuccifolium Michx.
rattlesnake master


Entry Type:  
Species
Scientific Name:  
Eryngium yuccifolium Michx.
Common Name:  
rattlesnake master
Myaamia Name:  
Description:  

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
Price, J. 2016 Related Info 

Eryngium yuccifolium contains bioactive compounds that inhibit the tissue degradative proteases found in common venomous snakes' poison.

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

Occurs in dry or sandy soils in open woods and prairies in eastern and northern edge of western Myaamia lands.

Related Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Data Comments
Whitford, A. C. 1941  

Use of fibers seen in braided work and cloth from the Hopewell and rock-shelter cultures of Ohio. Fibers were usually not treated before use.