Friday, June 10, 2011

Indian tobacco ~ 06/10/11 ~ Pinnacles

I thought this would be a quick post to research, but then I got caught up reading about the history of tobacco use, cultivation, and trade. While N. quadrivalvis is native to western North America, Lewis and Clark reportedly found the Arikara people cultivating this plant in the area that became North and South Dakota. The best sites I found mentioning this are Discovering Lewis and Clark, University of Iowa, and University of Iowa Health Care.

No comments: