Cornaceae Cornus florida L.

Flowering Dogwood

Delaware - Drug, Tonic

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 31

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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: Delaware
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tonic
Notes: Roots used as a tonic.

RECRD: 42660 id: 10887