Fagaceae Fagus grandifolia Ehrh.

American Beech

Potawatomi - Drug, Burn Dressing

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 58

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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: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Burn Dressing
Notes: Decoction of leaves used for burned or scalded wounds.

RECRD: 86249 id: 14691