Tiliaceae Tilia americana L.

American Basswood

Chippewa - Fiber, Cordage

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 378

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Scientific name: Tilia americana L.
USDA symbol: TIAMA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Basswood
Family: Tiliaceae
Family (APG): Malvaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Cordage
Notes: Used for twine and general utility.

RECRD: 43094 id: 40336