Cyperaceae Eriophorum scheuchzeri Hoppe

White Cottongrass

Eskimo, Inuktitut - Fiber, Clothing

Use documented by:
Wilson, Michael R., 1978, Notes on Ethnobotany in Inuktitut, The Western Canadian Journal of Anthropology 8:180-196, page 186

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Scientific name: Eriophorum scheuchzeri Hoppe
USDA symbol: ERSC2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: White Cottongrass
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Eskimo, Inuktitut
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Clothing
Notes: Dried stems used in summer for boot insoles.

RECRD: 6418 id: 14203