Broussonetia papyrifera (L.) L'Hér. ex Vent. — Overview

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History in the United States

Paper mulberry was known from Florida as early as 1903 and was widely planted throughout the Southeast as an ornamental and shade tree around dwellings. The inner bark has been used from ancient times as a source of paper and Pacific cultures used it to make barkcloth.

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