Rosaceae Amelanchier stolonifera Wieg.

Running Serviceberry

Potawatomi - Drug, Tonic

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 76

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Scientific name: Amelanchier stolonifera Wieg.
USDA symbol: AMHU2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Running Serviceberry
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tonic
Notes: Root bark used to make a tonic.

RECRD: 81072 id: 3151