Rosaceae Prunus virginiana L.

Common Chokecherry

Cheyenne - Food, Bread & Cake

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeffrey A., 1981, The Ethnobotany of the Northern Cheyenne Indians of Montana, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 4:1-55, page 35

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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: Cheyenne
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Bread & Cake
Notes: Fruits pounded, formed into flat cakes, sun dried and used as a winter food.

RECRD: 44737 id: 30750