Rosaceae Prunus virginiana L.

Common Chokecherry

Flathead - Drug, Eye Medicine

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeff, 1992, Montana Native Plants and Early Peoples, Helena. Montana Historical Society Press, page 42

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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: Flathead
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Eye Medicine
Notes: Bark resin warmed, strained, cooled and used for sore eyes.

RECRD: 45383 id: 30780