Betulaceae Betula occidentalis Hook.

Water Birch

Navajo - Other, Toys & Games

Use documented by:
Elmore, Francis H., 1944, Ethnobotany of the Navajo, Sante Fe, NM. School of American Research, page 39

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Scientific name: Betula occidentalis Hook.
USDA symbol: BEOC2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Water Birch
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Toys & Games
Notes: Branch used for the pole in the 'hoop and pole' game.

RECRD: 2781 id: 7134