Cupressaceae Juniperus virginiana L.

Eastern Redcedar

Omaha - Other, Protection

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 63

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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: Omaha
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Protection
Notes: Boughs put on tipi poles to ward off lightning.

RECRD: 31090 id: 19188