Salicaceae Salix humilis var. tristis (Ait.) Griggs

Prairie Willow

Delaware - Drug, Venereal Aid

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 34

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Scientific name: Salix humilis var. tristis (Ait.) Griggs
USDA symbol: SAHUT (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Prairie Willow
Family: Salicaceae
Family (APG): Salicaceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Venereal Aid
Notes: Infusion of plant and roots of other plants used for scrofula and venereal disease.

RECRD: 42712 id: 35891