Poaceae Leymus mollis ssp. mollis

American Dunegrass

Eskimo, Alaska - Other, Cash Crop

Use documented by:
Ager, Thomas A. and Lynn Price Ager, 1980, Ethnobotany of The Eskimos of Nelson Island, Alaska, Arctic Anthropology 27:26-48, page 34

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Scientific name: Leymus mollis ssp. mollis
USDA symbol: LEMOM2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Dunegrass
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Eskimo, Alaska
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Cash Crop
Notes: Dried, brown leaves woven into mats and other marketable products and sold for cash. The sale of baskets, mats, tote sacks and ropes provided a significant supplementary cash income.

RECRD: 32766 id: 20104