Poaceae Hesperostipa comata ssp. comata


Okanagan-Colville - Other, Toys & Games

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., R. Bouchard and Dorothy I.D. Kennedy, 1980, Ethnobotany of the Okanagan-Colville Indians of British Columbia and Washington, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 57

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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: Okanagan-Colville
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Toys & Games
Notes: Seeds thrown like darts by playing children.

RECRD: 12287 id: 16971