Cornaceae Cornus florida L.

Flowering Dogwood

Cherokee - Drug, Antidote

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 32

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Scientific name: Cornus florida L.
USDA symbol: COFL2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Flowering Dogwood
Family: Cornaceae
Family (APG): Cornaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidote
Notes: Infusion of beaten bark used for bathing after 'poisons of any kind.'

RECRD: 84502 id: 10866