Tiliaceae Tilia americana L.

American Basswood

Chippewa - Other, Containers

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1933, Some Chippewa Uses of Plants, Ann Arbor. University of Michigan Press, page 136

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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: Other
Use sub-category: Containers
Notes: Bast made into thread for sewing, fine yarn for weaving bags and into other cordage of all sorts.

RECRD: 31990 id: 40339