Pinaceae Pinus strobus L.

Eastern White Pine

Potawatomi - Fiber, Caulking Material

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

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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: Potawatomi
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Caulking Material
Notes: Pitch rendered from the bark or cone and used to caulk boats and canoes.

RECRD: 388 id: 28262