Rosaceae Prunus virginiana L.

Common Chokecherry

Gros Ventre - Drug, Antidiarrheal

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: Gros Ventre
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidiarrheal
Notes: Infusion of bark used for diarrhea and dysentery.

RECRD: 45377 id: 30781