Juglandaceae Carya laciniosa (Michx. f.) G. Don

Shellbark Hickory

Cherokee - Fiber, Furniture

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 38

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Scientific name: Carya laciniosa (Michx. f.) G. Don
USDA symbol: CALA21 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Shellbark Hickory
Family: Juglandaceae
Family (APG): Juglandaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Furniture
Notes: Inner bark used to make chair bottoms.

RECRD: 9244 id: 8319