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The Mission of The Appalachian Plant Monographs project is:

* To preserve Appalachian culture by documenting the traditional uses of native Appalachian plants.  This aspect distinguishes this project from many other monographs.
* To encourage the cultivation of economically important plants and insure sustainability by providing resources for growers and harvesters. To provide resources for students, practitioners, researchers, and the general public
* To Integrate indigenous knowledge with modern research by providing access to both aspects of understanding

tai.edu United Plant Savers ACES

Coming Soon!

The following monographs are in the process of peer review. If you have expertise in the ecology, traditional uses, or pharmacology of these plants and would like to be considered as a reviewer please contact mhernandez@frostburg.edu


bloodroot - Sanguinaria canadensis L.

false unicorn root - Chamaelirium luteum (L.) A. Gray

lady’s slipper orchid - Cypripedium spp. Aiton

slippery elm - Ulmus rubra Muhl.

wild yam - Dioscorea villosa L. and D. spp. L.

pipsissewa - Chimaphila umbellata (L.) Barton

stoneroot - Collinsonia canadensis L.

wild indigo - Baptisia tinctoria (L.) R. Br.

boneset – Eupatorium perfoliatum L.

American ginseng - Panax quinquefolius L.

Thanks to Susan Leopold of United Plant Savers and Mimi Hernandez of ACES.

Appalachian Plants Monographs 

Prepared by Tai Sophia Institute For Appalachian Center for Ethnobotanical Studies 

 

Black cohosh Actaea racemosa L.

Chief Author and Editor: Andrew Pengelly PhD,AHG. Assistant Author: Kathleen Bennett MS

Editorial Team: Bevin Clare MS, AHG; Mimi Hernandez, MS, AHG; James Snow MA, AHG; Amanda Vickers, MS.

Peer Review Board: Paul Bergner AHG; Eric Paul Burkhart, MS; James Duke PhD; Hans Wohlmuth PhD; Kevin Spelman PhD, AHG

Black cohosh

Goldenseal Hydrastis canadensis L.

  

Chief Author and Editor: Andrew Pengelly PhD,AHG. Assistant Authors: Kathleen Bennett MS, Kevin Spelman PhD, Michael Tims PhD

Editorial Team: Bevin Clare MS, AHG; Mimi Hernandez, MS, AHG; James Snow MA, AHG; Amanda Vickers, MS.

Peer Review Board: Paul Bergner AHG; Hans Wohlmuth PhD

Hydrastis canadensis