Fagaceae Fagus grandifolia Ehrh.

American Beech

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: Fagus grandifolia Ehrh.
USDA symbol: FAGR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Beech
Family: Fagaceae
Family (APG): Fagaceae
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: 7762 id: 14684