Rosaceae Sorbus decora (Sarg.) Schneid.

Northern Mountainash

Cree, Woodlands - Drug, Orthopedic Aid

Use documented by:
Leighton, Anna L., 1985, Wild Plant Use by the Woods Cree (Nihithawak) of East-Central Saskatchewan, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 61

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Scientific name: Sorbus decora (Sarg.) Schneid.
USDA symbol: SODE3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Northern Mountainash
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Cree, Woodlands
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Orthopedic Aid
Notes: Decoction of inner bark from the stem base used for backaches.

RECRD: 5705 id: 38561