Asclepiadaceae Asclepias incarnata L.

Swamp Milkweed

Chippewa - Fiber, Cordage

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1933, Some Chippewa Uses of Plants, Ann Arbor. University of Michigan Press, page 140

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Scientific name: Asclepias incarnata L.
USDA symbol: ASINI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Swamp Milkweed
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Family (APG): Apocynaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Cordage
Notes: Fiber used to make good twine.

RECRD: 32009 id: 6127