Species Detail

Populus deltoides Marhsall.
Cottonwood tree


Scientific Name:  
Populus deltoides Marhsall.
Common Name:  
Cottonwood tree
Myaamia Name:  
maaloonseentia
Uses:  
Material, Technology
Harvest Seasons:  
Undetermined
Habitats:  
Undetermined
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Undetermined

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Populus deltoides Marhsall.
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
No Reference Specified Use - Material  used for wood sculpture. Crane/cattail sculpture in Eiteljorg made of cottonwood by Eugene Brown
No Reference Specified Use - Technology  used to make canoes; "The Cotton-Trees are of a prodigious height; the Savages make them hollow with Fire; to make their Pyrogues of them; and we have seen some of them all of a-piece; above an hundred Foot long"
No Reference Specified Use - Material  used to make canoes; ". . .I have seen some canows made of those trees ["cotton-trees" or cottonwood trees]; eighty foot long; and three foot broad; which carry thirty men. I saw 180 of those wooden-canows in one village of the savages consisting of 300 cabins"
No Reference Specified Use - Unknown  "wapakozandia; cottonwood tree"
No Reference Specified Use - Unknown  waapantoowa; "8abant8aki"
No Reference Specified Use - Unknown  "8apant8oki"
No Reference Specified Use - Unknown  "mar8ssintia"; cottonwood [probably P. deltoides]
Botanical Sources  
Populus deltoides Marhsall.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   Occurs in lowland woods; wet prairies and riparian areas throughout eastern and western Miami lands
Related Sources  
Populus deltoides Marhsall.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   The Peoria of OK cut up the tender shoots of hackberry; elm and poplar for cattle fodder