Betulaceae Carpinus caroliniana Walt.

American Hornbeam

Chippewa - Fiber, Building Material

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1933, Some Chippewa Uses of Plants, Ann Arbor. University of Michigan Press, page 127

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Scientific name: Carpinus caroliniana Walt.
USDA symbol: CACAC2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Hornbeam
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Building Material
Notes: Tree used for the main supporting posts for the ridgepole of the wigwam or tent.

RECRD: 31940 id: 8238