Cornaceae Cornus alternifolia L. f.

Alternateleaf Dogwood

Chippewa - Other, Weapon

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1933, Some Chippewa Uses of Plants, Ann Arbor. University of Michigan Press, page 138

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Scientific name: Cornus alternifolia L. f.
USDA symbol: COAL2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Alternateleaf Dogwood
Family: Cornaceae
Family (APG): Cornaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Weapon
Notes: Wood used to make awl handles, mauls and war clubs because it would not split or check.

RECRD: 31996 id: 10772