Rosaceae Prunus virginiana L.

Common Chokecherry

Cree, Woodlands - Food, Sauce & Relish

Use documented by:
Leighton, Anna L., 1985, Wild Plant Use by the Woods Cree (Nihithawak) of East-Central Saskatchewan, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 53

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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: Cree, Woodlands
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Sauce & Relish
Notes: Fruit used to make pancake syrup.

RECRD: 5625 id: 30772