Equisetaceae Equisetum arvense L.

Field Horsetail

Kwakiutl, Southern - Fiber, Scouring Material

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy Chapman and Marcus A. M. Bell, 1973, The Ethnobotany of the Southern Kwakiutl Indians of British Columbia, Economic Botany 27:257-310, page 264

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Scientific name: Equisetum arvense L.
USDA symbol: EQAR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Field Horsetail
Family: Equisetaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Kwakiutl, Southern
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Scouring Material
Notes: Rough leaves and stems used for polishing canoes and other wooden articles.

RECRD: 46948 id: 13310