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Virtual Exhibit - Heritage Project

Laurel Sumac

  • 'Iipay Aa Name: 'Ehwall

  • Description: Re–housed Laurel Sumac plant specimen. According to the research and notes of Elizabeth Windsong, dried ripe fruit from the Laurel Sumac was made into a drink that would increase urine flow. A poultice of fresh leaves would help heal diseases of the skin.

  • Kingdom: Plantae (Plants)

  • Phylum: Anthophyta (Flowering Plants)

  • Collector: Windsong, Elizabeth

  • Identified by: Windsong, Elizabeth

  • Preparator: Cook, Indiana

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