Sterculiaceae Fremontodendron californicum (Torr.) Coville

California Flannelbush

Shoshoni - Other, Fasteners

Use documented by:
Merriam, C. Hart, 1966, Ethnographic Notes on California Indian Tribes, University of California Archaeological Research Facility, Berkeley, page 447

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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: Shoshoni
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Fasteners
Notes: Bark used to bind bundles of fine brush for acorn caches.

RECRD: 6850 id: 15332