Pinaceae Pinus resinosa Soland.

Red Pine

Ojibwa - Other, Waterproofing Agent

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1932, Ethnobotany of the Ojibwe Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 4:327-525, page 421

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Scientific name: Pinus resinosa Soland.
USDA symbol: PIRE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Red Pine
Family: Pinaceae
Family (APG): Pinaceae
Native American Tribe: Ojibwa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Waterproofing Agent
Notes: Resin boiled twice and added to tallow to make a serviceable waterproof pitch.

RECRD: 183 id: 28100