Cuscutaceae Cuscuta californica Hook. & Arn.

Chaparral Dodder

Cahuilla - Fiber, Scouring Material

Use documented by:
Bean, Lowell John and Katherine Siva Saubel, 1972, Temalpakh (From the Earth); Cahuilla Indian Knowledge and Usage of Plants, Banning, CA. Malki Museum Press, page 59

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Scientific name: Cuscuta californica Hook. & Arn.
USDA symbol: CUCAC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Chaparral Dodder
Family: Cuscutaceae
Family (APG): Convolvulaceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Scouring Material
Notes: Handfuls of plant used as scouring pads for cleaning.

RECRD: 11378 id: 11787