Fagaceae Quercus falcata Michx.

Southern Red Oak

Cherokee - Drug, Gastrointestinal 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: Gastrointestinal Aid
Notes: Bark used for indigestion and 'any debility of the system.'

RECRD: 93100 id: 32043