Rosaceae Prunus serotina Ehrh.

Black Cherry

Delaware, Oklahoma - Drug, Cough Medicine

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1942, A Study of Delaware Indian Medicine Practice and Folk Beliefs, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission, page 27, 78

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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, Oklahoma
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cough Medicine
Notes: Fruit used to make cough syrup.

RECRD: 92531 id: 30600