Taxaceae Taxus canadensis Marsh.

Canada Yew

Potawatomi - Drug, Venereal Aid

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 84, 85

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Scientific name: Taxus canadensis Marsh.
USDA symbol: TACA7 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Canada Yew
Family: Taxaceae
Family (APG): Taxaceae
Native American Tribe: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Venereal Aid
Notes: Compound containing leaves used for gonorrhea.

RECRD: 96018 id: 39600