Salicaceae Populus tremuloides Michx.

Quaking Aspen

Haisla - Drug, Laxative

Use documented by:
Compton, Brian Douglas, 1993, Upper North Wakashan and Southern Tsimshian Ethnobotany: The Knowledge and Usage of Plants..., Ph.D. Dissertation, University of British Columbia, page 286

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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: Haisla
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Laxative
Notes: Decoction of bark taken as a laxative.

RECRD: 61426 id: 29608