Rosaceae Prunus serotina Ehrh.

Black Cherry

Shinnecock - Drug, Cold Remedy

Use documented by:
Carr, Lloyd G. and Carlos Westey, 1945, Surviving Folktales & Herbal Lore Among the Shinnecock Indians, Journal of American Folklore 58:113-123, page 118

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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: Shinnecock
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cold Remedy
Notes: Infusion of buds, leaves or bark taken with sugar for colds.

RECRD: 92583 id: 30670