Poaceae Hordeum jubatum L.

Foxtail Barley

Iroquois - Other, Toys & Games

Use documented by:
Rousseau, Jacques, 1945, Le Folklore Botanique De L'ile Aux Coudres, Contributions de l'Institut botanique l'Universite de Montreal 55:75-111, page 106

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Scientific name: Hordeum jubatum L.
USDA symbol: HOJUJ (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Foxtail Barley
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Toys & Games
Notes: Used by children to place in the sleeves of playmates as a joke.

RECRD: 50207 id: 17395