Pinaceae Tsuga canadensis (L.) Carr.

Eastern Hemlock

Chippewa - Other, Cleaning Agent

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1933, Some Chippewa Uses of Plants, Ann Arbor. University of Michigan Press, page 123

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Scientific name: Tsuga canadensis (L.) Carr.
USDA symbol: TSCA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Eastern Hemlock
Family: Pinaceae
Family (APG): Pinaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Cleaning Agent
Notes: Boiled bark used to make a wash to clean rust from steel traps and to prevent further rusting.

RECRD: 31914 id: 40862