Poaceae Hesperostipa comata ssp. comata


Blackfoot - Other, Season Indicator

Use documented by:
Johnston, Alex, 1987, Plants and the Blackfoot, Lethbridge, Alberta. Lethbridge Historical Society, page 22

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Scientific name: Hesperostipa comata ssp. comata
USDA symbol: HECOC8 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Needleandthread
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Season Indicator
Notes: Spread out appearance of grass indicated the best condition for hunting buffalo cows in the fall.

RECRD: 60563 id: 16969