Fabaceae Cladrastis kentukea (Dum.-Cours.) Rudd

Kentucky Yellowwood

Cherokee - Other, Decorations

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 62

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Scientific name: Cladrastis kentukea (Dum.-Cours.) Rudd
USDA symbol: CLKE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Kentucky Yellowwood
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Decorations
Notes: Wood used for carving.

RECRD: 9502 id: 10111