Pinaceae Pinus banksiana Lamb.

Jack Pine

Menominee - Fiber, Sewing Material

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 75

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Scientific name: Pinus banksiana Lamb.
USDA symbol: PIBA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Jack Pine
Family: Pinaceae
Family (APG): Pinaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Sewing Material
Notes: Small, boiled roots used as cords to sew birch bark canoe and stitching sealed with pitch or resin.

RECRD: 1176 id: 27373