Fagaceae Quercus alba L.

White Oak

Ojibwa - Other, Tools

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1932, Ethnobotany of the Ojibwe Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 4:327-525, page 418

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Scientific name: Quercus alba L.
USDA symbol: QUAL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: White Oak
Family: Fagaceae
Family (APG): Fagaceae
Native American Tribe: Ojibwa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Tools
Notes: Wood was of much value, especially for making awls to punch holes in birch bark.

RECRD: 158 id: 31917