Rosaceae Fragaria virginiana Duchesne

Virginia Strawberry

Iroquois - Other, Ceremonial Items

Use documented by:
Parker, Arthur Caswell, 1910, Iroquois Uses of Maize and Other Food Plants, Albany, NY. University of the State of New York, page 96

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Scientific name: Fragaria virginiana Duchesne
USDA symbol: FRVIV (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Virginia Strawberry
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Items
Notes: Fruits used as symbols of the Creator's beneficence in the Strawberry Thanksgiving ceremony.

RECRD: 44260 id: 14993