Ulmaceae Ulmus rubra Muhl.

Slippery Elm

Meskwaki - Fiber, Building Material

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 270

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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: Meskwaki
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Building Material
Notes: Bark strips used to make sides of the winter wigwam and rainproof roof.

RECRD: 1313 id: 41539