Fabaceae Hoita macrostachya (DC.) Rydb.

Large Leatherroot

Yokia - Fiber, Sewing Material

Use documented by:
Chestnut, V. K., 1902, Plants Used by the Indians of Mendocino County, California, Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 7:295-408., page 358

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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: Yokia
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Sewing Material
Notes: Fine, strong inner bark formerly used for thread.

RECRD: 43282 id: 17304