Betulaceae Corylus americana Walt.

American Hazelnut

Iroquois - Food, Special Food

Use documented by:
Parker, Arthur Caswell, 1910, Iroquois Uses of Maize and Other Food Plants, Albany, NY. University of the State of New York, page 99

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Scientific name: Corylus americana Walt.
USDA symbol: COAM3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Hazelnut
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Special Food
Notes: Fresh nut meats crushed, boiled and oil used as a delicacy in corn bread and pudding.

RECRD: 44272 id: 11209