Rosaceae Prunus nigra Ait.

Canadian Plum

Algonquin, Quebec - Drug, Cough Medicine

Use documented by:
Black, Meredith Jean, 1980, Algonquin Ethnobotany: An Interpretation of Aboriginal Adaptation in South Western Quebec, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series Number 65, page 184

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Scientific name: Prunus nigra Ait.
USDA symbol: PRNI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Canadian Plum
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Algonquin, Quebec
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cough Medicine
Notes: Infusion of inner bark taken for coughs.

RECRD: 11099 id: 30449