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Title:                     Lemonade Berry

'Iipay Name:        hapa ne'urr

Family:                 Anacardiaceae

Genus/Species:  Rhus integrifolia 

 

Traditional Uses:   

Berries used as a drink for constipation; fruits used as a syrup for stomach aches and coughs; seeds made into a tea for fever; bark made into a tea for babies; berries can be eaten fresh or used to flavor water; seeds ground, leached and boiled into mush.

Collected on the Barona Indian Reservation, San Diego County, April 14, 2016

Collector:            Ella Travelstead