Salicaceae Populus tremuloides Michx.

Quaking Aspen

Potawatomi - Drug, Veterinary Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 81

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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: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Veterinary Aid
Notes: Burned bark ashes mixed with lard and used as a salve for sores on horses.

RECRD: 92233 id: 29655