Cornaceae Cornus amomum P. Mill.

Silky Dogwood

Menominee - Drug, Antidiarrheal

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 32

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Scientific name: Cornus amomum P. Mill.
USDA symbol: COAM2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Silky Dogwood
Family: Cornaceae
Family (APG): Cornaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidiarrheal
Notes: Plant known as maimakwukwa and infusion of bark injected rectally for diarrhea.

RECRD: 84483 id: 10807