Fagaceae Quercus velutina Lam.

Black Oak

Menominee - Drug, Eye Medicine

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 36

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Scientific name: Quercus velutina Lam.
USDA symbol: QUVE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Black Oak
Family: Fagaceae
Family (APG): Fagaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Eye Medicine
Notes: Decoction of crushed bark used as a wash for sore eyes.

RECRD: 93251 id: 32553