Native American ethnobotany / Daniel E. Moerman.

"Native American Ethnobotany is a comprehensive account of the plants used by Native American peoples for medicine, food, and other purposes. The author, anthropologist Daniel E. Moerman, has devoted more than 25 years to the compilation of the ethnobotanical knowledge slowly gathered over the...

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Main Author: Moerman, Daniel E. (Compiler)
Format: Book
Published: Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 1998.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Plant use by Native Americans. Plants used as drugs ; Plants used as foods ; Plants used as fibers and dyes ; Plants with other uses ; Conclusions on usages ; Sources of information on plant usages ; Plant usage categories ; Native Americans
  • Organization of the information in Native American ethnobotany. Scientific plant names ; Common plant names ; Ethnobotanical information
  • Catalog of plants
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Plant usage indexes. Index of tribes ; Index of usages
  • Plant name indexes. Index of synonyms ; Index of common names.