Tiliaceae Tilia americana L.

American Basswood

Menominee - Fiber, Snow Gear

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 76

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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: Menominee
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Snow Gear
Notes: Basswood fiber used for nets for snowshoes.

RECRD: 1184 id: 40362