Betulaceae Corylus americana Walt.

American Hazelnut

Ojibwa - Other, Musical Instrument

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: Other
Use sub-category: Musical Instrument
Notes: Crooked stick with an enlarged base made the favorite drum stick.

RECRD: 142 id: 11226