Rosaceae Prunus americana Marsh.

American Plum

Ponca - Food, Dried Food

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: Ponca
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Dried Food
Notes: Highly valued fruit pitted and dried for winter use.

RECRD: 31401 id: 30293