Poaceae Hierochloe odorata (L.) Beauv.


Menominee - Fiber, Sewing Material

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 75

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Scientific name: Hierochloe odorata (L.) Beauv.
USDA symbol: HIALA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Vanillagrass
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Sewing Material
Notes: Wet grass used for sewing, dried tight and resin used over the stitches.

RECRD: 1174 id: 17257