Fagaceae Quercus rubra L.

Northern Red Oak

Rappahannock - Drug, Dietary Aid

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., R.B. Hassrick and E.S. Carpenter, 1942, Rappahannock Herbals, Folk-Lore and Science of Cures, Proceedings of the Delaware County Institute of Science 10:7-55., page 26

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Scientific name: Quercus rubra L.
USDA symbol: QURUR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Northern Red Oak
Family: Fagaceae
Family (APG): Fagaceae
Native American Tribe: Rappahannock
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dietary Aid
Notes: Infusion of north side bark taken as an appetizer.

RECRD: 93183 id: 32396