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Kentucky coffee tree

Entry Type:  
Scientific Name:  
Common Name:  
Kentucky coffee tree
Myaamia Name:  
Harvest Seasons:  
Fall, Spring
Oak Forest including Oak-Hickory, Beech-Oak-Maple Mixed Mesophytic, Conifer Shrubland and Forest

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Myaamia Archival Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
Costa, D. 2005 No Reference Specified

"ch8ch8c8inagan8injaki", beans from the fruit are used to play [games].

Gonella, M.P 2003-2006 No Reference Specified

Seeds eaten by William Francis Hale.

Botanical Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Data Comments
Gleason, H.A. and Cronquist, A. 1991 Habitat 

Occurs in rich, moist woods in eastern and western Myaamia lands. 

Related Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Data Comments
Gonella, M.P 2003-2006  

šoošookwalalaakani is the term for the Kentucky coffee fruit, or 'berry'

Blair, E 1911  

Algonquians play the game of straws with seeds, probably taken from the honey locust tree or Kentucky coffee-tree.