Salicaceae Salix discolor Muhl.
Cree, Woodlands - Other, Fasteners
Use documented by:
Leighton, Anna L., 1985, Wild Plant Use by the Woods Cree (Nihithawak) of East-Central Saskatchewan, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 58
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Scientific name: Salix discolor Muhl.
USDA symbol: SADI (View details
at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pussy Willow
Family (APG): Salicaceae
Native American Tribe: Cree, Woodlands
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Fasteners
Notes: Bark used to tie or fasten many things. Bark was used to tie the fish roasting sticks, rock fish net weights, birch bark moose calls, and snowshoe frames, which were tied together before they were bent, as well as bundles to be carried by hand.
RECRD: 5679 id: 35769