Fagaceae Quercus rubra var. rubra

Northern Red Oak

Kiowa - Other, Fuel

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 rubra var. rubra
USDA symbol: QURUR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Northern Red Oak
Family: Fagaceae
Family (APG): Fagaceae
Native American Tribe: Kiowa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Fuel
Notes: Wood used as a favorite fuel for the altar fire in the peyote ceremony.

RECRD: 10787 id: 32406