Cupressaceae Juniperus virginiana L.

Eastern Redcedar

Kiowa - Other, Musical Instrument

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A. and Richard Evans Schultes, 1939, The Economic Botany of the Kiowa Indians, Cambridge MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 13

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Scientific name: Juniperus virginiana L.
USDA symbol: JUVIV (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Eastern Redcedar
Family: Cupressaceae
Family (APG): Cupressaceae
Native American Tribe: Kiowa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Musical Instrument
Notes: Red, aromatic heartwood used to make 'love flutes.'

RECRD: 10737 id: 19163