Fagaceae Quercus falcata Michx.

Southern Red Oak

Cherokee - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 46

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Scientific name: Quercus falcata Michx.
USDA symbol: QUFA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Southern Red Oak
Family: Fagaceae
Family (APG): Fagaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Astringent bark chewed for mouth sores.

RECRD: 93095 id: 32038