Rosaceae Crataegus spathulata Michx.

Littlehip Hawthorn

Cherokee - Fiber, Sporting Equipment

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 37

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Scientific name: Crataegus spathulata Michx.
USDA symbol: CRSP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Littlehip Hawthorn
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Sporting Equipment
Notes: Bark tea taken or bathed in by ball players to ward off tacklers.

RECRD: 9209 id: 11446