Juglandaceae Carya glabra var. glabra

Pignut Hickory

Omaha - Fiber, Snow Gear

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1913, A Study in the Ethnobotany of the Omaha Indians, Nebraska State Historical Society Collections 17:314-57., page 324

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Scientific name: Carya glabra var. glabra
USDA symbol: CAGL8 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pignut Hickory
Family: Juglandaceae
Family (APG): Juglandaceae
Native American Tribe: Omaha
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Snow Gear
Notes: Hickory rims used to make snowshoes tied with thongs of rawhide woven across.

RECRD: 31848 id: 8301