Betulaceae Betula papyrifera Marsh.

Paper Birch

Dakota - Other, Lighting

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 75

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Scientific name: Betula papyrifera Marsh.
USDA symbol: BEPAP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Paper Birch
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Dakota
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Lighting
Notes: Fine, shredded bark bound into bundles and used for torches.

RECRD: 31219 id: 7199