Salicaceae Salix irrorata Anderss.

Sandbar Willow

Zuni - Other, Cooking Tools

Use documented by:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1915, Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #30, page 70

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Scientific name: Salix irrorata Anderss.
USDA symbol: SAIR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sandbar Willow
Family: Salicaceae
Family (APG): Salicaceae
Native American Tribe: Zuni
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Cooking Tools
Notes: Eight or twelve willows trimmed at the ends, tied together & used for stirring fire toasted foods. The willows were used for stirring corn, popcorn and any other food toasted over a fire.

RECRD: 32881 id: 35931