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Ojibwe Flora
A BWCA Plants List

Aquatics

  • adjidjakopin, crane potato
  • mânomin, wild rice
  • obiwaiashkina, wimbashk, assâganashk, reed
  • wâbisipin, swan potato

Ferns and Fern Allies

  • anâganashk, fern
  • kisibanashk, horsetail

mashkossiw (Herbaceous Plants)

  • agoshkowewashk, Herb of Venus (?)
  • animikibag, "flea herb"
  • ansisiw, herb on river bottom
  • apâkosigan, weed for smoking
    • sagâkominagawanj, another kind
  • apissi, violet
  • bassitâgan, missiiâgan, sunflower
  • jiwibag, sorrel
  • kisibanashk, shave grass
  • makopin, bear's potato
  • masân, nettle
  • mashkodepinig, lily
  • mashkossiw, grass, herb, plant
  • mijiwéwashk, wound-herb
  • missanashk, thistle
  • nabagashk, flat grass or herb, lily
  • nessobagak, clover
  • odéimin, strawberry
  • wâbijéshiwatchâb, ivy
  • wike, angelica root
  • wimbashk, "hollow plant or herb"

Mosses and Lichens

  • assâikamig, moss in swamps
  • atagib, moss on stones in the water
  • missâbendjakon, moss hanging from trees
  • wâkon, moss on trees (edible)
  • pikwadjish, wajashkwedo, mushroom

kibinsan (Shrubs)

  • binêmin, partridgeberry
  • binjâbominagawanj, gooseberry shrub
    • jâbomin, gooseberry
  • mashkigimin, cranberry
  • min, whortleberry
  • mishidjiminagawanj, currant
    • mishidjimin, currant berry
  • miskwiminagawanj, raspberry
    • miskwimin, miskomin,  raspberry
  • négawiminagawanj, assissawéminagawanj, sand cherry shrub
    • nêgawimin, assissawemin, sandcherry
  • odatagâgominagawanj, mulberry shrub
    • odatagâgomin, mulberry
  • oginiminagawanj, rose
    • ogin, oginiwâbigon, rose flower
  • okâwanj, juniper
    • okâwanjimin, juniperberry
  • pagânimij, ogebwamij, hazel
    • pagân, pagânens, hazelnut
  • papashkisiganak, wimbissagashk, elderberry
    • pipigwewanashk, flute reed, elder shrub
  • sissawéminagawandj, bawaiminanagawanj, wild cherry shrub
    • bawaiminân, sisawémin, wild cherry fruit
  • wadôp, alder

mitig (Trees)

  • agimak, ash
    • gawâkomij, another kind
    • papagimak, another kind
    • wissagak, another kind
  • ajawêmij, beechtree
  • anib, elm
    • ojâshigob, another kind of elm
  • asâdi, aspen/poplar 
    • manasâdi, another kind
  • bakwanâtig, bakwanimij, vinegar tree
    • bakwan, the fruit of it
  • gijik, cedar
  • ininâtig, assanâmij, maple
  • jingob, conifer (any kind of fir tree)
    • ininandag, fir, spruce
    • kagagiwanj, hemlock
  • jingwak,  pine tree
    • pakwanagémak, red pine
    • amikwândag, kawândag, white pine
  • makwalig, bear's tree
  • makwimij, sorbtree (ie. Mountain Ash)
    • makwimin, sorbberry
  • mânan, cornet/cornel tree (bois dur)
  • mashkigwâtig, tamarack
  • mishiminatig, apple
  • miskwâwak, red cedar
  • mitigomij, oak
    • mishimij, white oak
    • mitigomin, acorn
  • okikandag, cypress tree
  • osissigôbimij, willow tree
  • paganâkomij, mitigwabak, walnut tree
  • pagêssân, pagessânimin, plum
  • pakânakomij, nut tree
  • wigob, wigobimij, basswood/linden
  • wigwass, birch
  • winisik, wild cherry tree

Parts

  • anibish, leaf
  • jominâtig, jominâgawanj, vine
  • kishkanakad, stump
  • kitchi jawemin, chestnut
  • minikan, seed
  • miskâwbimij, red barked twig
  • mitig, log
  • oshkijin, weshkiging mitigons, young shoot
  • pakân, pakâanak, pakâanakomin, nut
  • saganwi, bud
  • wâbigon, bloom, blossom, flower
  • wâdikwan, odikwan, branch
 


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Last updated on 25 February, 2004