Species Detail

Juglans cinerea L.
Butternut tree


Scientific Name:  
Juglans cinerea L.
Common Name:  
Butternut tree
Myaamia Name:  
kiinošiši
Uses:  
Food, Material
Harvest Seasons:  
Summer, Fall, Spring
Habitats:  
Oak Forest including Oak-Hickory, Beech-Oak-Maple Mixed Mesophytic, Conifer Shrubland and Forest
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Shrub

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Juglans cinerea L.
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
Tippman, D. 1999, November 11 Description 
Hockett, C.F. 1985 Use - Unknown 
Dunn, J.P. Circa 1900 Use - Unknown 
Tippman, D. 1999, November 11 Use - Food  nuts gathered for food
Bush, L. L 1996 Use - Material  Human-charred butternut/walnut timbers were recovered from an early 19th century Miami village site at the forks of the Wabash River
Pinet, P.F. 1696-circa 1700 Use - Unknown 
Botanical Sources  
Juglans cinerea L.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
Gleason, H.A. & Cronquist, A. 1991   rich; moist soils throughout eastern and western Miami lands
Tippman, D. 1999, November 11  
Related Sources  
Juglans cinerea L.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
Hockett, C.F. 1985   Also known as sinkisisa
McPherson, Alan and Sue McPherson. 1977