Phytolaccaceae Phytolacca americana L.

American Pokeweed

Kiowa - Other, Jewelry

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 26

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Scientific name: Phytolacca americana L.
USDA symbol: PHAMA3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Pokeweed
Family: Phytolaccaceae
Family (APG): Phytolaccaceae
Native American Tribe: Kiowa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Jewelry
Notes: Dark, dry fruits used by girls to make necklaces.

RECRD: 10809 id: 26835