Ulmaceae Ulmus americana L.

American Elm

Chippewa - Fiber, Building Material

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1933, Some Chippewa Uses of Plants, Ann Arbor. University of Michigan Press, page 129

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Scientific name: Ulmus americana L.
USDA symbol: ULAM (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Elm
Family: Ulmaceae
Family (APG): Cannabaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Building Material
Notes: Bark peeled during raspberry ripening time and used in the winter for house roofing material.

RECRD: 31946 id: 41429