Species Detail

Cryptotaenia canadensis L. DC.
Wild chervil; honewort


Scientific Name:  
Cryptotaenia canadensis L. DC.
Common Name:  
Wild chervil; honewort
Myaamia Name:  
No Myaamia Name
Uses:  
Medicinal
Harvest Seasons:  
Unkn
Habitats:  
Beech-Maple Forest, Oak Forest including Oak-Hickory, Beech-Oak-Maple Mixed Mesophytic, Conifer Shrubland and Forest
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Herb, Wild

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Cryptotaenia canadensis L. DC.
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
No Reference Specified 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
No Reference Specified   Occurs in woods
Related Sources  
Cryptotaenia canadensis L. DC.
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