Poaceae Leymus mollis ssp. mollis

American Dunegrass

Nitinaht - Fiber, Sewing Material

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., John Thomas, Barry F. Carlson and Robert T. Ogilvie, 1983, Ethnobotany of the Nitinaht Indians of Vancouver Island, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 88

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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: Nitinaht
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Sewing Material
Notes: Tough, sharply pointed leaves used as 'needle-and-thread' for sewing and tying material.

RECRD: 47215 id: 20115