Rosaceae Sorbus aucuparia L.

European Mountainash

Potawatomi - Drug, Misc. Disease Remedy

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 78

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Scientific name: Sorbus aucuparia L.
USDA symbol: SOAU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: European Mountainash
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Misc. Disease Remedy
Notes: Infusion of leaves taken as an emetic for diphtheria.

RECRD: 92986 id: 38558