Myricaceae Comptonia peregrina (L.) Coult.

Sweet Fern

Chippewa - Other, Tools

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1933, Some Chippewa Uses of Plants, Ann Arbor. University of Michigan Press, page 127

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Scientific name: Comptonia peregrina (L.) Coult.
USDA symbol: COPE80 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sweet Fern
Family: Myricaceae
Family (APG): Myricaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Tools
Notes: Sprigs used to sprinkle water on the hot stones of the vapor bath.

RECRD: 31931 id: 10512