Poaceae Leymus mollis ssp. mollis

American Dunegrass

Hesquiat - Fiber, Basketry

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 58

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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: Hesquiat
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Basketry
Notes: Tough, coarse leaves used to make handles for bags, but not the bags themselves.

RECRD: 600 id: 20109