Cornaceae Cornus sericea ssp. sericea

Redosier Dogwood

Montana Indian - Other, Ceremonial Items

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeff, 1992, Montana Native Plants and Early Peoples, Helena. Montana Historical Society Press, page 21

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Scientific name: Cornus sericea ssp. sericea
USDA symbol: COSES (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Redosier Dogwood
Family: Cornaceae
Family (APG): Cornaceae
Native American Tribe: Montana Indian
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Items
Notes: Ribbons of inner bark roasted, mixed with tobacco and used for ceremonial or religious pipe smoking.

RECRD: 45118 id: 11080