Rosaceae Physocarpus opulifolius (L.) Maxim.

Common Ninebark

Menominee - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 49

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Scientific name: Physocarpus opulifolius (L.) Maxim.
USDA symbol: PHOPO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Ninebark
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Bark used to make a drink for female maladies, to cleanse system and enhance fertility.

RECRD: 91238 id: 26792