Rosaceae Cercocarpus montanus Raf.

True Mountain Mahogany

Navajo - Other, Tools

Use documented by:
Elmore, Francis H., 1944, Ethnobotany of the Navajo, Sante Fe, NM. School of American Research, page 53

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Scientific name: Cercocarpus montanus Raf.
USDA symbol: CEMOM4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: True Mountain Mahogany
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Tools
Notes: Wood used to make the handle of the weaving distaff.

RECRD: 2896 id: 8954