Rosaceae Amelanchier laevis Wieg.

Allegheny Serviceberry

Ojibwa - Food, Dried Food

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1932, Ethnobotany of the Ojibwe Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 4:327-525, page 408

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Scientific name: Amelanchier laevis Wieg.
USDA symbol: AMLA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Allegheny Serviceberry
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Ojibwa
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Dried Food
Notes: Berries used for food and dried for winter use, the Indians preferred them to blueberries.

RECRD: 78 id: 3123