Poaceae Zea mays L.


Chippewa - Other, Fasteners

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 319

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Scientific name: Zea mays L.
USDA symbol: ZEMAM2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Corn
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Fasteners
Notes: Husks turned back and used to suspend corn ears from the ceiling.

RECRD: 42984 id: 44371