Juglandaceae Carya sp.
Cherokee - Food, Cooking Agent
Use documented by:
Perry, Myra Jean, 1975, Food Use of 'Wild' Plants by Cherokee Indians, The University of Tennessee, M.S. Thesis, page 40
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Scientific name: Carya sp.
Common names: Hickory
Family (APG): Juglandaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Cooking Agent
Notes: Wood ash and water used as a lye to skin corn, corn ground into a fine meal and made into bread.
RECRD: 2168 id: 8395