Betulaceae Corylus americana Walt.

American Hazelnut

Iroquois - Other, Insecticide

Use documented by:
Waugh, F. W., 1916, Iroquis Foods and Food Preparation, Ottawa. Canada Department of Mines, page 123

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Scientific name: Corylus americana Walt.
USDA symbol: COAM3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Hazelnut
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Insecticide
Notes: Nut meat oil mixed with bear grease and used as a preventive for mosquitoes.

RECRD: 7761 id: 11213