Equisetaceae Equisetum sp.

Mare's Tail

Omaha - Fiber, Scouring Material

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 63

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Scientific name: Equisetum sp.
Common names: Mare's Tail
Family: Equisetaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Omaha
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Scouring Material
Notes: Plant used like sandpaper for polishing.

RECRD: 31085 id: 13486