Sterculiaceae Fremontodendron californicum (Torr.) Coville

California Flannelbush

Yokut - Fiber, Cordage

Use documented by:
Merriam, C. Hart, 1966, Ethnographic Notes on California Indian Tribes, University of California Archaeological Research Facility, Berkeley, page 420

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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: Yokut
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Cordage
Notes: Bark made into ropes and used to bound acorn caches.

RECRD: 6817 id: 15333