Pinaceae Picea rubens Sarg.

Red Spruce

Chippewa - Fiber, Caulking Material

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 377

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Scientific name: Picea rubens Sarg.
USDA symbol: PIRU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Red Spruce
Family: Pinaceae
Family (APG): Pinaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Caulking Material
Notes: Gum used to make pitch.

RECRD: 43084 id: 27138