Fabaceae Hoita macrostachya (DC.) Rydb.

Large Leatherroot

California Indian - Fiber, Cordage

Use documented by:
Murphey, Edith Van Allen, 1990, Indian Uses of Native Plants, Glenwood, Ill. Meyerbooks. Originally published in 1959, page 59

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Scientific name: Hoita macrostachya (DC.) Rydb.
USDA symbol: HOMA4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Large Leatherroot
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: California Indian
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Cordage
Notes: Root fiber used to make rope.

RECRD: 21130 id: 17296