Ericaceae Chamaedaphne calyculata (L.) Moench


Potawatomi - Drug, Febrifuge

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 56

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Scientific name: Chamaedaphne calyculata (L.) Moench
USDA symbol: CHCA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Leatherleaf
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Febrifuge
Notes: Infusion of leaves used for fevers.

RECRD: 83814 id: 9139