Ulmaceae Ulmus rubra Muhl.

Slippery Elm

Omaha - Food, Snack Food

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1913, A Study in the Ethnobotany of the Omaha Indians, Nebraska State Historical Society Collections 17:314-57., page 325

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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: Omaha
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Snack Food
Notes: Bark cooked with rendering fat and prized by children as special tidbits.

RECRD: 31865 id: 41558