Salicaceae Populus tremuloides Michx.

Quaking Aspen

Meskwaki - Drug, Pediatric Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 245

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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: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pediatric Aid
Notes: Decoction of buds used as a nasal salve by children and adults for coughs and colds.

RECRD: 92206 id: 29625