Ericaceae Epigaea repens L.

Trailing Arbutus

Potawatomi - Other, Sacred Items

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 118

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Scientific name: Epigaea repens L.
USDA symbol: EPRE2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Trailing Arbutus
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Potawatomi
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Sacred Items
Notes: Tribal flower of Forest Potawatomi and considered these flowers came directly from their divinity.

RECRD: 369 id: 13246