Cornaceae Nyssa sylvatica Marsh.


Chippewa - Other, Tools

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1933, Some Chippewa Uses of Plants, Ann Arbor. University of Michigan Press, page 138

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Scientific name: Nyssa sylvatica Marsh.
USDA symbol: NYSY (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Blackgum
Family: Cornaceae
Family (APG): Cornaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Tools
Notes: Wood used to make awl handles, mauls and war clubs because it would not split or check.

RECRD: 32368 id: 24192