Salicaceae Populus ?acuminata Rydb. (pro sp.) [angustifolia ? deltoides]

Lanceleaf Cottonwood

Navajo, Ramah - Other, Ceremonial Items

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A., 1952, The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho, Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94, page 22

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Scientific name: Populus ?acuminata Rydb. (pro sp.) [angustifolia ? deltoides]
USDA symbol: POAC5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Lanceleaf Cottonwood
Family: Salicaceae
Family (APG): Salicaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Items
Notes: Root used to make snake figurines.

RECRD: 10432 id: 29686