Rutaceae Ptelea trifoliata L.

Common Hoptree

Meskwaki - Drug, Pulmonary Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 244

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Scientific name: Ptelea trifoliata L.
USDA symbol: PTTRT2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Hoptree
Family: Rutaceae
Family (APG): Rutaceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pulmonary Aid
Notes: Compound infusion of pounded root used for lung troubles, a good medicine.

RECRD: 92818 id: 31427