Pinaceae Pinus rigida P. Mill.

Pitch Pine

Cherokee - Fiber, Canoe Material

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 49

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Scientific name: Pinus rigida P. Mill.
USDA symbol: PIRI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pitch Pine
Family: Pinaceae
Family (APG): Pinaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Canoe Material
Notes: Wood used to make thirty to forty foot long canoes.

RECRD: 9396 id: 28105