Ebenaceae Diospyros virginiana L.

Common Persimmon

Rappahannock - Food, Beverage

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., R.B. Hassrick and E.S. Carpenter, 1942, Rappahannock Herbals, Folk-Lore and Science of Cures, Proceedings of the Delaware County Institute of Science 10:7-55., page 25

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Scientific name: Diospyros virginiana L.
USDA symbol: DIVI5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Persimmon
Family: Ebenaceae
Family (APG): Ebenaceae
Native American Tribe: Rappahannock
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Beverage
Notes: Fruits rolled in corn meal, brewed in water, drained, baked and mixed with hot water to make a beer.

RECRD: 46709 id: 12574