Anacardiaceae Rhus glabra L.

Smooth Sumac

Meskwaki - Food, Beverage

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 255

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Scientific name: Rhus glabra L.
USDA symbol: RHGL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Smooth Sumac
Family: Anacardiaceae
Family (APG): Anacardiaceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Beverage
Notes: Berries and sugar used to make a cooling drink in the summer time and stored for winter use.

RECRD: 1226 id: 32954