Betulaceae Corylus americana Walt.

American Hazelnut

Meskwaki - Fiber, Brushes & Brooms

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 267

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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: Meskwaki
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Brushes & Brooms
Notes: Twigs made into brushes for cleaning the earthen floors of the wigwams.

RECRD: 1293 id: 11218