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: Juglandaceae
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