Hippocastanaceae Aesculus sp.


Cherokee - Other, Hunting & Fishing Item

Use documented by:
Witthoft, John, 1947, An Early Cherokee Ethnobotanical Note, Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 37(3):73-75, page 75

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Scientific name: Aesculus sp.
Common names: Buckeye
Family: Hippocastanaceae
Family (APG): Sapindaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Hunting & Fishing Item
Notes: Pounded roots strewed on water to 'intoxicate fishes.'

RECRD: 80698 id: 1655