Juncaceae Juncus effusus L.

Common Rush

Hesquiat - Fiber, Cordage

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J. and Barbara S. Efrat, 1982, Ethnobotany of the Hesquiat Indians of Vancouver Island, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 54

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Scientific name: Juncus effusus L.
USDA symbol: JUEFE2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Rush
Family: Juncaceae
Family (APG): Juncaceae
Native American Tribe: Hesquiat
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Cordage
Notes: Tough, round stems dried, twisted or braided and used for tying and binding.

RECRD: 582 id: 18358