Thymelaeaceae Dirca palustris L.

Eastern Leatherwood

Chippewa - Other, Fasteners

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1933, Some Chippewa Uses of Plants, Ann Arbor. University of Michigan Press, page 137

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Scientific name: Dirca palustris L.
USDA symbol: DIPA9 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Eastern Leatherwood
Family: Thymelaeaceae
Family (APG): Thymelaeaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Fasteners
Notes: Tough, pliant bark used for tying and binding.

RECRD: 31992 id: 12595