Betulaceae Alnus incana (L.) Moench

Mountain Alder

Malecite - Drug, Oral Aid

Use documented by:
Mechling, W.H., 1959, The Malecite Indians With Notes on the Micmacs, Anthropologica 8:239-263, page 245

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Scientific name: Alnus incana (L.) Moench
USDA symbol: ALINR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mountain Alder
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Malecite
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Oral Aid
Notes: Bark chewed and used for ulcerated mouths.

RECRD: 44039 id: 2356