Anacardiaceae Toxicodendron pubescens P. Mill.

Atlantic Poison Oak

Meskwaki - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 201

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Scientific name: Toxicodendron pubescens P. Mill.
USDA symbol: TOPU2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Atlantic Poison Oak
Family: Anacardiaceae
Family (APG): Anacardiaceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of pounded root applied to swelling 'to make it open,' dangerous.

RECRD: 93598 id: 40472