Sterculiaceae Fremontodendron californicum (Torr.) Coville

California Flannelbush

Kawaiisu - Fiber, Building Material

Use documented by:
Zigmond, Maurice L., 1981, Kawaiisu Ethnobotany, Salt Lake City. University of Utah Press, page 32

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Scientific name: Fremontodendron californicum (Torr.) Coville
USDA symbol: FRCA6 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: California Flannelbush
Family: Sterculiaceae
Family (APG): Malvaceae
Native American Tribe: Kawaiisu
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Building Material
Notes: Bark made into cordage and tied in a loop to upper ends of poles to make a winterhouse smoke hole.

RECRD: 4246 id: 15327