Betulaceae Corylus americana Walt.

American Hazelnut

Ojibwa - Fiber, Basketry

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1932, Ethnobotany of the Ojibwe Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 4:327-525, page 417

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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: Ojibwa
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Basketry
Notes: Finer twigs used as ribs in making woven baskets for collecting/storing acorns or hard fruits.

RECRD: 144 id: 11223