Juncaceae Juncus effusus L.

Common Rush

Tolowa - Fiber, Basketry

Use documented by:
Baker, Marc A., 1981, The Ethnobotany of the Yurok, Tolowa and Karok Indians of Northwest California, Humboldt State University, M.A. Thesis, page 33

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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: Tolowa
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Basketry
Notes: Stems used by young females to practice making baskets.

RECRD: 5875 id: 18368