Poaceae Elymus elymoides (Raf.) Swezey

Bottlebrush Squirreltail

Navajo, Ramah - Food, Fodder

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A., 1952, The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho, Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94, page 17

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Scientific name: Elymus elymoides (Raf.) Swezey
USDA symbol: ELELE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Bottlebrush Squirreltail
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Fodder
Notes: Young plants used for sheep and horse feed, mature plants made animals' mouths sore.

RECRD: 10387 id: 13039