Pinaceae Pinus strobus L.

Eastern White Pine

Ojibwa - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1932, Ethnobotany of the Ojibwe Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 4:327-525, page 407

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Scientific name: Pinus strobus L.
USDA symbol: PIST (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Eastern White Pine
Family: Pinaceae
Family (APG): Pinaceae
Native American Tribe: Ojibwa
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Young staminate catkins of this pine cooked for food and stewed with meat. One might think this would taste rather like pitch, but they assured the writer that is was sweet and had no pitchy flavor.

RECRD: 72 id: 28256