Rosaceae Rubus hispidus L.

Bristly Dewberry

Shinnecock - Drug, Antidiarrheal

Use documented by:
Carr, Lloyd G. and Carlos Westey, 1945, Surviving Folktales & Herbal Lore Among the Shinnecock Indians, Journal of American Folklore 58:113-123, page 119

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Scientific name: Rubus hispidus L.
USDA symbol: RUHI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Bristly Dewberry
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Shinnecock
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidiarrheal
Notes: Infusion taken for diarrhea and fruit used to check dysentery.

RECRD: 93917 id: 34441