Salicaceae Populus balsamifera L.

Balsam Poplar

Cree, Woodlands - Drug, Hemostat

Use documented by:
Leighton, Anna L., 1985, Wild Plant Use by the Woods Cree (Nihithawak) of East-Central Saskatchewan, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 52

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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: Cree, Woodlands
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Hemostat
Notes: Poultice of sticky buds applied directly to the nostril for a nosebleed.

RECRD: 5607 id: 29205