Betulaceae Corylus americana Walt.

American Hazelnut

Ojibwa - Fiber, Brushes & Brooms

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: Brushes & Brooms
Notes: Finer twigs bound into a bundle, with the tips sheared, to serve as a broom or brush.

RECRD: 143 id: 11224