Entry Detail

Morus rubra L.
mulberry tree


Entry Type:  
Species
Scientific Name:  
Morus rubra L.
Common Name:  
mulberry tree
Myaamia Name:  
mihtekwaapimišaahkwa
Description:  

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
Dunn, J.P. ca. 1900 Use - Technology 

Red cedar, black locust and mulberry tree wood is used for shorter war bows.

Olds, J., Olds, D. and D. Tippman 1999 Use - Food 

Mulberry berries are gathered.

Dunn, J.P. ca. 1900 Use - Food 

Mulberry blossoms cooked as a vegetable:  "mihtekwaapimiši, used to gather bloom of native mulberry and cook as a vegetable".

Dunn, J.P. ca. 1900 Use - Technology 

Mulberry wood was used for making bows. mihtekwaapimišaahkwa [modern Miami], or "m'täkwapĭmjákwa, bow wood used for making bows".

Le Boullenger, Antoine-Robert, S.J. 1719-1744 Use - Technology 

Mulberry wood used for making bows: "mitteg8aba".

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

Occurs in rich soils of woods and flood plains in eastern and western Myaamia lands

Related Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Data Comments
Gravier, J. ca. 1700  

"mangaraking8eminja, meurier, mulberry"