Salicaceae Populus balsamifera L.

Balsam Poplar

Algonquin, Quebec - Drug, Disinfectant

Use documented by:
Black, Meredith Jean, 1980, Algonquin Ethnobotany: An Interpretation of Aboriginal Adaptation in South Western Quebec, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series Number 65, page 148

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Scientific name: Populus balsamifera L.
USDA symbol: POBAB2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Balsam Poplar
Family: Salicaceae
Family (APG): Salicaceae
Native American Tribe: Algonquin, Quebec
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Disinfectant
Notes: Buds used to make a salve and applied to infected wounds.

RECRD: 11061 id: 29184