Pinaceae Pinus banksiana Lamb.

Jack Pine

Potawatomi - Other, Lighting

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

View all documented uses for Pinus banksiana Lamb.

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: Potawatomi
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Lighting
Notes: Pine pitch and cedar used to make torches and attached to the canoe bow for night hunting.

RECRD: 387 id: 27383