Equisetaceae Equisetum telmateia Ehrh.

Giant Horsetail

Quileute - Fiber, Basketry

Use documented by:
Gunther, Erna, 1973, Ethnobotany of Western Washington, Seattle. University of Washington Press. Revised edition, page 15

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Scientific name: Equisetum telmateia Ehrh.
USDA symbol: EQTEB (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Giant Horsetail
Family: Equisetaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Quileute
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Basketry
Notes: Black roots used for imbrication on coiled baskets.

RECRD: 42099 id: 13516