Anacardiaceae Toxicodendron pubescens P. Mill.

Atlantic Poison Oak

Potawatomi - Drug, Dermatological 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 38

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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: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of pounded root applied to swellings by skilled medicine men.

RECRD: 93604 id: 40476