Asclepiadaceae Asclepias syriaca L.

Common Milkweed

Menominee - Fiber, Sewing Material

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 74

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Scientific name: Asclepias syriaca L.
USDA symbol: ASSY (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Milkweed
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Family (APG): Apocynaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Sewing Material
Notes: Outer bark used for sewing thread.

RECRD: 1163 id: 6303