Rhamnaceae Ceanothus americanus L.

New Jersey Tea

Menominee - Food, Substitution Food

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 70

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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: Menominee
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Substitution Food
Notes: Dried leaves used as a substitute for Ceylon black tea.

RECRD: 1134 id: 8610