Rosaceae Crataegus spathulata Michx.

Littlehip Hawthorn

Cherokee - Other, Protection

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: Other
Use sub-category: Protection
Notes: Infusion of bark taken or bathed in by ball players 'to ward off tacklers.'

RECRD: 84692 id: 11447