Platanaceae Platanus occidentalis L.

American Sycamore

Cherokee - Other, Fasteners

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 58

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Scientific name: Platanus occidentalis L.
USDA symbol: PLOC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Sycamore
Family: Platanaceae
Family (APG): Platanaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Fasteners
Notes: Wood used to make buttons.

RECRD: 9473 id: 28578