Geraniaceae Geranium atropurpureum Heller

Western Purple Cranesbill

Jemez - Fiber, Cordage

Use documented by:
Cook, Sarah Louise, 1930, The Ethnobotany of Jemez Indians., University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 22

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Scientific name: Geranium atropurpureum Heller
USDA symbol: GEATA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Western Purple Cranesbill
Family: Geraniaceae
Family (APG): Geraniaceae
Native American Tribe: Jemez
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Cordage
Notes: Split epidermis used to sew moccasins.

RECRD: 1850 id: 15797