Rosaceae Prunus americana Marsh.

American Plum

Chippewa - Food, Bread & Cake

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 321

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Scientific name: Prunus americana Marsh.
USDA symbol: PRAM (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Plum
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Bread & Cake
Notes: Berries cooked, spread on birch bark into little cakes, dried and stored for winter use.

RECRD: 43009 id: 30241