Vitaceae Vitis rupestris Scheele

Sand Grape

Delaware - Drug, Strengthener

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 31

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Scientific name: Vitis rupestris Scheele
USDA symbol: VIRU2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sand Grape
Family: Vitaceae
Family (APG): Vitaceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Strengthener
Notes: Vine mixed with other plants and used as a tonic for frail women.

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