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Cornus stolonifera Michx.

This result should not be considered complete or definitive and is for reference only. Care must be taken when using any wild plant for food, fiber, medicine or any other non-traditional uses. The information was complied using multiple sources and these references should be consulted for more complete descriptions of usage(s) and potential health risk. We are not responsible for any ill effects from the information included on this page.

Uses Part Preparation Effect Notes
Utility  Bark Smoked
Inner bark Tea
Shoot Weaving, dream catchers
For meats
Inner bark 3rd Inner layer of Bark
Leaf
Sap or juice Insect repellant
Stem End of small twig from small bush as toothbrush, basket material, dream catchers, fish traps, basket frames,
Trunk or branch Basket handles and rims
Medicine  Bark Infusion Digestion
Bark Infusion Skin rash/allergy Poison ivy
Root Compound decoction Head/eyes Eye wash


         
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