Tiliaceae Tilia americana L.

American Basswood

Omaha - Fiber, Basketry

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1913, A Study in the Ethnobotany of the Omaha Indians, Nebraska State Historical Society Collections 17:314-57., page 324

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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: Omaha
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Basketry
Notes: Inner bark used to make baskets.

RECRD: 31842 id: 40376