Betulaceae Betula lenta L.

Sweet Birch

Iroquois - Drug, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 300

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Scientific name: Betula lenta L.
USDA symbol: BELE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sweet Birch
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: 'Highly valued medicine because it sustains the deer, the mainstay of life.'

RECRD: 83119 id: 7106