Pteridaceae Adiantum jordanii C. Muell.

California Maidenhair

Pomo, Kashaya - Other, Jewelry

Use documented by:
Goodrich, Jennie and Claudia Lawson, 1980, Kashaya Pomo Plants, Los Angeles. American Indian Studies Center, University of California, Los Angeles, page 46

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Scientific name: Adiantum jordanii C. Muell.
USDA symbol: ADJO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: California Maidenhair
Family: Pteridaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Pomo, Kashaya
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Jewelry
Notes: Stem inserted into ear lobe to keep hole from closing, either alone or with feathers; an earring.

RECRD: 820 id: 1547