Vitaceae Vitis rupestris Scheele

Sand Grape

Delaware, Oklahoma - Drug, Reproductive Aid

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1942, A Study of Delaware Indian Medicine Practice and Folk Beliefs, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission, page 26, 80

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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, Oklahoma
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Reproductive Aid
Notes: Compound containing vine used as a tonic by frail women and increases fertility.

RECRD: 97339 id: 43453