Pinaceae Pinus banksiana Lamb.

Jack Pine

Potawatomi - Other, Waterproofing Agent

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 113

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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: Potawatomi
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Waterproofing Agent
Notes: Pitch from the cones used to waterproof sewn seams.

RECRD: 341 id: 27384