Ulmaceae Ulmus rubra Muhl.

Slippery Elm

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 77

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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: Menominee
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Snow Gear
Notes: Boiled bark used to make nets for snowshoes.

RECRD: 1192 id: 41535