Pinaceae Larix laricina (Du Roi) K. Koch


Potawatomi - Food, Fodder

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 122

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Scientific name: Larix laricina (Du Roi) K. Koch
USDA symbol: LALA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Tamarack
Family: Pinaceae
Family (APG): Pinaceae
Native American Tribe: Potawatomi
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Fodder
Notes: Shredded inner bark mixed with oats and fed to horses to make the hide of the animal loose.

RECRD: 386 id: 19534