Rosaceae Prunus virginiana L.

Common Chokecherry

Okanagan-Colville - Drug, Cough Medicine

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., R. Bouchard and Dorothy I.D. Kennedy, 1980, Ethnobotany of the Okanagan-Colville Indians of British Columbia and Washington, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 127

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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: Okanagan-Colville
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cough Medicine
Notes: Decoction of wood, branches and bark taken for coughs.

RECRD: 12868 id: 30841