Rosaceae Prunus americana Marsh.

American Plum

Omaha - Fiber, Brushes & Brooms

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 87

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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: Omaha
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Brushes & Brooms
Notes: Tough, elastic twigs bound into bundles and used as brooms for sweeping the floor.

RECRD: 31406 id: 30281