Ulmaceae Ulmus rubra Muhl.

Slippery Elm

Kiowa - Food, Winter Use Food

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A. and Richard Evans Schultes, 1939, The Economic Botany of the Kiowa Indians, Cambridge MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 23

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Scientific name: Ulmus rubra Muhl.
USDA symbol: ULRU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Slippery Elm
Family: Ulmaceae
Family (APG): Cannabaceae
Native American Tribe: Kiowa
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Winter Use Food
Notes: Dried, stored inner bark used to brew a 'tea' during the winter.

RECRD: 10803 id: 41528