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Mayapple (Podophyllum peltatum L.)Author(s): Arnold Krochmal; Leon Wilkins; David Van Lear; Millie Chien
Source: Res. Pap. NE-296. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 9p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThe mayapple (Podophyllum peltatum L.), long used in folk medicine, was studied to seek more information about its characteristics and potentialities. The plant and its distribution, site soils, and botany are described. Efforts to germinate seed were unsuccessful. Some notes on chemical properties and biological action.
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CitationKrochmal, Arnold; Wilkins, Leon; Van Lear, David; Chien, Millie. 1974. Mayapple (Podophyllum peltatum L.). Res. Pap. NE-296. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 9p.
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