Juncaceae Juncus ensifolius Wikstr.

Swordleaf Rush

Karok - Fiber, Basketry

Use documented by:
Schenck, Sara M. and E. W. Gifford, 1952, Karok Ethnobotany, Anthropological Records 13(6):377-392, page 380

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Scientific name: Juncus ensifolius Wikstr.
USDA symbol: JUEN (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Swordleaf Rush
Family: Juncaceae
Family (APG): Juncaceae
Native American Tribe: Karok
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Basketry
Notes: Used in teaching little girls to make baskets.

RECRD: 8462 id: 18372