Cymopterus terebinthinus

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Cymopterus terebinthinus
Cymopterus terebinthinus.jpg
Conservation status

Secure (NatureServe)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Apiales
Family: Apiaceae
Genus: Cymopterus
Species: C. terebinthinus
Binomial name
Cymopterus terebinthinus

Cymopterus terebinthinus is a flowering plant in the carrot family, also known as northern Indian parsnip. It is native to Western North America.

Some Plateau Indian tribes chewed the roots to treat colds and sores. [1]


  1. ^ Hunn, Eugene S. (1990). Nch'i-Wana, "The Big River": Mid-Columbia Indians and Their Land. University of Washington Press. p. 353. ISBN 0-295-97119-3.