Poaceae Hierochloe odorata (L.) Beauv.


Menominee - Other, Sacred Items

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: Other
Use sub-category: Sacred Items
Notes: Grass used to burn as an oblation to the deities.

RECRD: 1173 id: 17258