Moraceae Morus microphylla Buckl.

Texas Mulberry

Papago - Fiber, Basketry

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F. and Ruth M. Underhill, 1935, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest II. The Ethnobiology of the Papago Indians, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(3):1-84, page 57

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Scientific name: Morus microphylla Buckl.
USDA symbol: MOMI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Texas Mulberry
Family: Moraceae
Family (APG): Moraceae
Native American Tribe: Papago
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Basketry
Notes: Twigs split in half lengthwise and used to make serviceable baskets.

RECRD: 43632 id: 23474