Cornaceae Cornus canadensis L.

Bunchberry Dogwood

Algonquin, Quebec - Drug, Cathartic

Use documented by:
Black, Meredith Jean, 1980, Algonquin Ethnobotany: An Interpretation of Aboriginal Adaptation in South Western Quebec, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series Number 65, page 211

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Scientific name: Cornus canadensis L.
USDA symbol: COCA13 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Bunchberry Dogwood
Family: Cornaceae
Family (APG): Cornaceae
Native American Tribe: Algonquin, Quebec
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cathartic
Notes: Infusion of leaves used as a cathartic tea.

RECRD: 11124 id: 10824