Species Detail

Prunus avium L.
Cherry tree domestic


Scientific Name:  
Prunus avium L.
Common Name:  
Cherry tree domestic
Myaamia Name:  
katoohwakimiĆĄaahkwi
Uses:  
Food
Harvest Seasons:  
Undetermined
Habitats:  
Undetermined
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Undetermined

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Prunus avium L.
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
No Reference Specified Use - Food 
No Reference Specified Use - Food  traditional food. In the traditional story of Young Thunder William Pecongah; he describes the crops he had growing on his land 160 acres of reserve in central Indiana. "There I planted corn; wheat; potatoes; peas; tobacco; beans; apple trees; pumpkins; watermelons; cucumbers; onions; hay; straw; gooseberries; raspberries; blackberries; currants; turnips; tomatoes; pawpaws; cherries; strawberries; plums; blackhaws; peaches; walnut trees; pecans; hickory nuts; barley and rye."
No Reference Specified Use - Food  "mugalomere; cherry tree" and "nupekecuqu; cherry tree"
Botanical Sources  
Prunus avium L.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   Occurs in cultivated areas and sometimes as an escape in eastern and western Miami lands
Related Sources  
Prunus avium L.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   The Shawnee collected this plant