Juncaceae Juncus textilis Buch.

Basket Rush

Cahuilla - Fiber, Basketry

Use documented by:
Bean, Lowell John and Katherine Siva Saubel, 1972, Temalpakh (From the Earth); Cahuilla Indian Knowledge and Usage of Plants, Banning, CA. Malki Museum Press, page 80

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Scientific name: Juncus textilis Buch.
USDA symbol: JUTE2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Basket Rush
Family: Juncaceae
Family (APG): Juncaceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Basketry
Notes: Rushes made into baskets used for collecting foods, leaching acorn meal and finely woven baskets.

RECRD: 11481 id: 18398