Salicaceae Populus tremuloides Michx.

Quaking Aspen

Gitksan - Drug, Cathartic

Use documented by:
Gottesfeld, Leslie M. J., 1992, The Importance of Bark Products in the Aboriginal Economies of Northwestern British Columbia, Canada, Economic Botany 46(2):148-157, page 152

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Scientific name: Populus tremuloides Michx.
USDA symbol: POTR5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Quaking Aspen
Family: Salicaceae
Family (APG): Salicaceae
Native American Tribe: Gitksan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cathartic
Notes: Bark used as a purgative.

RECRD: 45990 id: 29605