Rhamnaceae Ceanothus americanus L.

New Jersey Tea

Meskwaki - Food, Beverage

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 263

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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: Meskwaki
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Beverage
Notes: Leaves used as a beverage.

RECRD: 1262 id: 8615