Fabaceae Robinia hispida L.

Bristly Locust

Cherokee - Drug, Emetic

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 43

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Scientific name: Robinia hispida L.
USDA symbol: ROHIH (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Bristly Locust
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Root bark chewed as an emetic.

RECRD: 93736 id: 33797