Fabaceae Gleditsia triacanthos L.


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 43

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Scientific name: Gleditsia triacanthos L.
USDA symbol: GLTR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Honeylocust
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Protection
Notes: Compound infusion of bark used by ball players 'to ward off tacklers.'

RECRD: 86767 id: 16000