Over-consumption of tea may be dangerous. See Notes.
18.3-24.4 meter (60-80ft) deciduous tree with toother, heart-shaped leaves that are uneven at the base. Leaves can be up to 25.4cm (10in) long. Flowers are yellow and present June through August.
Found in dense woods. Ranges from Southern Canada to Texas.
Uses and Parts Used
Inner bark tea ingested for lung ailments, heartburn, and stomach ailments. Poultice used for boils.
Leaves and Flowers
Tea used for headache and as digestive aid.
Frequent consumption of flower tea may cause heart damage.