Species Detail

Picea mariana Miller BSP.
Black Spruce


Scientific Name:  
Picea mariana Miller BSP.
Common Name:  
Black Spruce
Myaamia Name:  
No Myaamia Name
Uses:  
Technology
Harvest Seasons:  
Undetermined
Habitats:  
Undetermined
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Undetermined

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Picea mariana Miller BSP.
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
No Reference Specified Use - Technology  camoflage during attack. "Upon arriving near the Iroquois encampment the spies gave her [a Miami woman who lived in the village on the Great Miami; after the village having been attacked by the Iroquois; had a dream in which the Miami were to pursue the Iroquois; recover their imprisoned people and kill every one of their opponents. She organized the retaliation and since was considered a woman of great bravery] information of the fact; and she caused every one to pull a piece of spruce or pine from the trees; and with these before them they approached the camp. They fell suddenly upon the sleeping Iroquois and her prediction was literally fulfilled."
Botanical Sources  
Picea mariana Miller BSP.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   Occurs mostly in bogs in eastern Miami lands
Related Sources  
Picea mariana Miller BSP.
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