Cupressaceae Thuja occidentalis L.

Eastern Arborvitae

Menominee - Other, Protection

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 81

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Scientific name: Thuja occidentalis L.
USDA symbol: THOC2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Eastern Arborvitae
Family: Cupressaceae
Family (APG): Cupressaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Protection
Notes: Leaves used as moth balls and clothes stored away with layers of leaf sprays to keep out the moths.

RECRD: 1217 id: 39896