Photos of Viburnum acerifolium, maple-leaved arrowwood, arrowwood, dockmackie
Viburnum acerifolium, maple-leaved arrowwood, arrowwood, dockmackie, traditionally bark used in combination with Alnus incana in decoction as an emetic. Dutch settlers called it dockmackie; who used the plant as an external application in tumors. According to William Darlington in his 1837 Flora Cestrica, the slender stems with pith removed were used for fuse sticks in blasting rocks with explosives.
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