Poaceae Zea mays L.


Kiowa - Other, Smoke Plant

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A. and Richard Evans Schultes, 1939, The Economic Botany of the Kiowa Indians, Cambridge MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 17

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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: Kiowa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Smoke Plant
Notes: Shucks used for cigarette wrappings and used in the peyote ceremony.

RECRD: 10775 id: 44447