Betulaceae Betula pubescens ssp. pubescens

Downy Birch

Potawatomi - Drug, Adjuvant

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 43, 44

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Scientific name: Betula pubescens ssp. pubescens
USDA symbol: BEPU5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Downy Birch
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Adjuvant
Notes: Infusion of twigs used as a seasoner for medicines.

RECRD: 83148 id: 7322