Fagaceae Quercus imbricaria Michx.

Shingle Oak

Cherokee - Fiber, Building Material

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 46

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Scientific name: Quercus imbricaria Michx.
USDA symbol: QUIM (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Shingle Oak
Family: Fagaceae
Family (APG): Fagaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Building Material
Notes: Wood used for lumber, railroad ties, wagon spokes and rims.

RECRD: 9323 id: 32174