Poaceae Muhlenbergia mexicana (L.) Trin.

Mexican Muhly

Navajo, Ramah - Fiber, Brushes & Brooms

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A., 1952, The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho, Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94, page 16

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Scientific name: Muhlenbergia mexicana (L.) Trin.
USDA symbol: MUME2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mexican Muhly
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Brushes & Brooms
Notes: Stems used to make hair brushes.

RECRD: 10379 id: 23516