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

Shellbark 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 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: Omaha
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Snow Gear
Notes: Hickory rims used to make snowshoes tied with thongs of rawhide woven across.

RECRD: 31849 id: 8326