Rosaceae Prunus virginiana L.

Common Chokecherry

Blackfoot - Food, Dried Food

Use documented by:
Hellson, John C., 1974, Ethnobotany of the Blackfoot Indians, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 104

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Scientific name: Prunus virginiana L.
USDA symbol: PRVIV (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Chokecherry
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Dried Food
Notes: Berries greased, sun dried and stored for future use.

RECRD: 4007 id: 30716