Fabaceae Gymnocladus dioicus (L.) K. Koch

Kentucky Coffeetree

Meskwaki - Food, Beverage

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 260

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Scientific name: Gymnocladus dioicus (L.) K. Koch
USDA symbol: GYDI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Kentucky Coffeetree
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Beverage
Notes: Roasted, ground seeds boiled to make coffee.

RECRD: 1255 id: 16371