Caprifoliaceae Symphoricarpos albus (L.) Blake

Common Snowberry

Cree, Woodlands - Drug, Febrifuge

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 62

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Scientific name: Symphoricarpos albus (L.) Blake
USDA symbol: SYALA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Snowberry
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Family (APG): Caprifoliaceae
Native American Tribe: Cree, Woodlands
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Febrifuge
Notes: Decoction of roots and stems taken for fever associated with teething sickness.

RECRD: 5708 id: 39044