Fabaceae Gymnocladus dioicus (L.) K. Koch

Kentucky Coffeetree

Omaha - Drug, Kidney Aid

Use documented by:
Fletcher, Alice C. and Francis La Flesche, 1911, The Omaha Tribe, SI-BAE Annual Report #27, page 584

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Scientific name: Gymnocladus dioicus (L.) K. Koch
USDA symbol: GYDI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Kentucky Coffeetree
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Omaha
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Kidney Aid
Notes: Root used 'when kidneys failed to act.'

RECRD: 87015 id: 16376