Betulaceae Alnus rubra Bong.

Red Alder

Quileute - Drug, Antidiarrheal

Use documented by:
Gunther, Erna, 1973, Ethnobotany of Western Washington, Seattle. University of Washington Press. Revised edition, page 27

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Scientific name: Alnus rubra Bong.
USDA symbol: ALRU2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Red Alder
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Quileute
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidiarrheal
Notes: Raw cones eaten for dysentery.

RECRD: 80924 id: 2565