Jamaican dogwood


Jamaican dogwood
Florida fish-poison tree (Piscidia piscipula (Fabacaea, pea family), also called fishfuddle tree. Not a member of the dogwood family. Seminoles in Florida used a powder made from its roots, bark, and leaves to stun fish. See also fish poison tree

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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