Latin name: Quercus alba L.
Botanical family: Fagaceae
Growth habit: Tree
Vernacular name(s): white oak (Eng.)
chĂȘne blanc (Fr.)
mitig'omish' (Ojibwa)
Acorns :Used to promote thirst [Mi'kmaq 62, 60]. or as a cure for ulcers [Algonquians 63].
Bark :Steeped and drunk for bleeding piles [Algonquians 63]. Root bark and inner bark of the trunk of this and other oaks used in a decoction for diarrhoea [44; Ojibwa 84].