Fagaceae Quercus nigra L.

Water Oak

Kiowa - Other, Smoke Plant

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A. and Richard Evans Schultes, 1939, The Economic Botany of the Kiowa Indians, Cambridge MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 21

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Scientific name: Quercus nigra L.
USDA symbol: QUNI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Water Oak
Family: Fagaceae
Family (APG): Fagaceae
Native American Tribe: Kiowa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Smoke Plant
Notes: Leaves used as a substitute for paper in rolling cigarettes.

RECRD: 10789 id: 32314