Ulmaceae Ulmus thomasii Sarg.

Rock Elm

Ponca - Other, Tools

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 75

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Scientific name: Ulmus thomasii Sarg.
USDA symbol: ULTH (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Rock Elm
Family: Ulmaceae
Family (APG): Cannabaceae
Native American Tribe: Ponca
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Tools
Notes: Wood used to make small mortars and pestles for grinding medicines and perfumes.

RECRD: 31645 id: 41611