Fagaceae Quercus macrocarpa Michx.

Bur Oak

Meskwaki - Drug, Anthelmintic

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 221222

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Scientific name: Quercus macrocarpa Michx.
USDA symbol: QUMAM (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Bur Oak
Family: Fagaceae
Family (APG): Fagaceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Anthelmintic
Notes: Compound containing wood and inner bark used to expel pinworms.

RECRD: 93138 id: 32290