Poaceae Monroa squarrosa (Nutt.) Torr.

False Buffalograss

Navajo, Kayenta - Other, Decorations

Use documented by:
Wyman, Leland C. and Stuart K. Harris, 1951, The Ethnobotany of the Kayenta Navaho, Albuquerque. The University of New Mexico Press, page 16

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Scientific name: Monroa squarrosa (Nutt.) Torr.
USDA symbol: MOSQ (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: False Buffalograss
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Kayenta
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Decorations
Notes: Pollen mixed with corn pollen and mineral pigments and painted on masks of the God Impersonators.

RECRD: 41986 id: 23432