Dryopteridaceae Dryopteris sp.

Wood Fern

Iroquois - Fiber, Mats, Rugs & Bedding

Use documented by:
Rousseau, Jacques, 1945, Le Folklore Botanique De L'ile Aux Coudres, Contributions de l'Institut botanique l'Universite de Montreal 55:75-111, page 82

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Scientific name: Dryopteris sp.
Common names: Wood Fern
Family: Dryopteridaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Mats, Rugs & Bedding
Notes: Made into pillows and used by children under their lower backs to prevent bed wetting.

RECRD: 50157 id: 12718