Juglandaceae Juglans nigra L.

Black Walnut

Delaware - Other, Insecticide

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 29

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Scientific name: Juglans nigra L.
USDA symbol: JUNI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Black Walnut
Family: Juglandaceae
Family (APG): Juglandaceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Insecticide
Notes: Leaves scattered about the house to dispel fleas.

RECRD: 42634 id: 18269