Rosaceae Prunus serotina Ehrh.

Black Cherry

Delaware - Drug, Cough Medicine

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 32

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Scientific name: Prunus serotina Ehrh.
USDA symbol: PRSES (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Black Cherry
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cough Medicine
Notes: Fruits used to make cough syrup.

RECRD: 42680 id: 30597