Rosaceae Prunus americana Marsh.

American Plum

Dakota - Other, Hide Preparation

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1913, Some Native Nebraska Plants With Their Uses by the Dakota, Collections of the Nebraska State Historical Society 17:358-70, page 364

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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: Dakota
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Hide Preparation
Notes: Fruit dried with buffalo hides in preparing them for tanning.

RECRD: 31057 id: 30253