Tiliaceae Tilia americana L.

American Basswood

Omaha - Fiber, Cordage

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 102

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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: Cordage
Notes: Inner bark fiber used to make cordage and rope.

RECRD: 31562 id: 40377