Annonaceae Asimina triloba (L.) Dunal

Common Pawpaw

Cherokee - Fiber, Cordage

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 47

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Scientific name: Asimina triloba (L.) Dunal
USDA symbol: ASTR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Pawpaw
Family: Annonaceae
Family (APG): Annonaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Cordage
Notes: Inner bark used to make strong ropes and string.

RECRD: 9367 id: 6384