Fagaceae Quercus rubra var. rubra

Northern Red Oak

Alabama - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Taylor, Linda Averill, 1940, Plants Used As Curatives by Certain Southeastern Tribes, Cambridge, MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 16

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Scientific name: Quercus rubra var. rubra
USDA symbol: QURUR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Northern Red Oak
Family: Fagaceae
Family (APG): Fagaceae
Native American Tribe: Alabama
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Decoction of bark used as a wash for bad smelling sores on the head or feet.

RECRD: 93151 id: 32400