Anacardiaceae Rhus copallinum L.

Flameleaf Sumac

Delaware - Drug, Oral Aid

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 32

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Scientific name: Rhus copallinum L.
USDA symbol: RHCOC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Flameleaf Sumac
Family: Anacardiaceae
Family (APG): Anacardiaceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Oral Aid
Notes: Berries used to make mouthwash.

RECRD: 42677 id: 32892