Cyperaceae Cyperus schweinitzii Torr.

Schweinitz's Flatsedge

Kiowa - Food, Fodder

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A. and Richard Evans Schultes, 1939, The Economic Botany of the Kiowa Indians, Cambridge MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 17

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Scientific name: Cyperus schweinitzii Torr.
USDA symbol: CYSC3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Schweinitz's Flatsedge
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Kiowa
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Fodder
Notes: Considered an excellent fodder for fattening horses.

RECRD: 10776 id: 11893