Fagaceae Quercus bicolor Willd.

Swamp White Oak

Chippewa - Other, Cleaning Agent

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1933, Some Chippewa Uses of Plants, Ann Arbor. University of Michigan Press, page 128

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Scientific name: Quercus bicolor Willd.
USDA symbol: QUBI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Swamp White Oak
Family: Fagaceae
Family (APG): Fagaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Cleaning Agent
Notes: Bark boiled with hemlock and soft maple bark and the liquid used to clean the rust from traps. The solution was believed to prevent the trap from becoming rusty again.

RECRD: 31944 id: 31923