Iridaceae Iris douglasiana Herbert

Douglas Iris

Mendocino Indian - Other, Hunting & Fishing Item

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 330

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Scientific name: Iris douglasiana Herbert
USDA symbol: IRDO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Douglas Iris
Family: Iridaceae
Family (APG): Iridaceae
Native American Tribe: Mendocino Indian
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Hunting & Fishing Item
Notes: Leaf edges made into nets and ropes used to make snares for catching deer.

RECRD: 43185 id: 18015