Species Detail

Prunus persica L. Batsch.
Peach tree


Scientific Name:  
Prunus persica L. Batsch.
Common Name:  
Peach tree
Myaamia Name:  
peeweeyocaahkwa
Uses:  
Food
Harvest Seasons:  
Undetermined
Habitats:  
Undetermined
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Undetermined

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Prunus persica L. Batsch.
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
No Reference Specified Description  peach; i.e. fuzzy
No Reference Specified Use - Unknown  "paweotcakwa; peach tree" and "pawiotcakatwi"; peach; i.e. fuzzy; peach stone
No Reference Specified Use - Unknown 
No Reference Specified Use - Food  traditional crop. 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."
Botanical Sources  
Prunus persica L. Batsch.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   Native of China which occurs as an escape or is planted
Related Sources  
Prunus persica L. Batsch.
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