Convolvulaceae Convolvulus arvensis L.

Field Bindweed

Okanagan-Colville - Fiber, Cordage

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., R. Bouchard and Dorothy I.D. Kennedy, 1980, Ethnobotany of the Okanagan-Colville Indians of British Columbia and Washington, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 96

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Scientific name: Convolvulus arvensis L.
USDA symbol: COAR4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Field Bindweed
Family: Convolvulaceae
Family (APG): Convolvulaceae
Native American Tribe: Okanagan-Colville
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Cordage
Notes: Stems used as a 'pack rope' for carrying birds and marmots home after hunting.

RECRD: 12584 id: 10592