Salicaceae Populus tremuloides Michx.

Quaking Aspen

Cree, Woodlands - Fiber, Building Material

Use documented by:
Leighton, Anna L., 1985, Wild Plant Use by the Woods Cree (Nihithawak) of East-Central Saskatchewan, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 52

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Scientific name: Populus tremuloides Michx.
USDA symbol: POTR5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Quaking Aspen
Family: Salicaceae
Family (APG): Salicaceae
Native American Tribe: Cree, Woodlands
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Building Material
Notes: Poles placed upon the birch bark cover of a tipi to secure it.

RECRD: 5614 id: 29595