Ebenaceae Diospyros virginiana L.

Common Persimmon

Cherokee - Food, Pie & Pudding

Use documented by:
Perry, Myra Jean, 1975, Food Use of 'Wild' Plants by Cherokee Indians, The University of Tennessee, M.S. Thesis, page 38

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Scientific name: Diospyros virginiana L.
USDA symbol: DIVI5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Persimmon
Family: Ebenaceae
Family (APG): Ebenaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Pie & Pudding
Notes: Fruit used to make pudding.

RECRD: 2154 id: 12570