Rhamnaceae Ceanothus americanus L.

New Jersey Tea

Dakota - Food, Beverage

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 102

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Scientific name: Ceanothus americanus L.
USDA symbol: CEAM (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: New Jersey Tea
Family: Rhamnaceae
Family (APG): Rhamnaceae
Native American Tribe: Dakota
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Beverage
Notes: Leaves used to make a tea like beverage.

RECRD: 31691 id: 8593