Salicaceae Populus balsamifera L.

Balsam Poplar

Tanana, Upper - Drug, Panacea

Use documented by:
Kari, Priscilla Russe, 1985, Upper Tanana Ethnobotany, Anchorage. Alaska Historical Commission, page 4

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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: Tanana, Upper
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Panacea
Notes: Decoction of buds taken for colds, coughs and other illnesses.

RECRD: 3279 id: 29238