Ulmaceae Celtis occidentalis L.

Common Hackberry

Kiowa - Food, Fruit

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A. and Richard Evans Schultes, 1939, The Economic Botany of the Kiowa Indians, Cambridge MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 23

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Scientific name: Celtis occidentalis L.
USDA symbol: CEOC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Hackberry
Family: Ulmaceae
Family (APG): Cannabaceae
Native American Tribe: Kiowa
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Fruit
Notes: Berries pounded into a paste like consistency, molded onto a stick and baked over an open fire.

RECRD: 10797 id: 8803