Cyperaceae Eriophorum angustifolium Honckeny

Tall Cottongrass

Eskimo, Alaska - Fiber, Mats, Rugs & Bedding

Use documented by:
Ager, Thomas A. and Lynn Price Ager, 1980, Ethnobotany of The Eskimos of Nelson Island, Alaska, Arctic Anthropology 27:26-48, page 34

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Scientific name: Eriophorum angustifolium Honckeny
USDA symbol: ERANS (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Tall Cottongrass
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Eskimo, Alaska
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Mats, Rugs & Bedding
Notes: Dried leaves and stems woven into soft mats or covers for coarse grass mattresses.

RECRD: 32767 id: 14192