Poaceae Panicum capillare L.


Tewa - Fiber, Brushes & Brooms

Use documented by:
Robbins, W.W., J.P. Harrington and B. Freire-Marreco, 1916, Ethnobotany of the Tewa Indians, SI-BAE Bulletin #55, page 64

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Scientific name: Panicum capillare L.
USDA symbol: PACA6 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Witchgrass
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Tewa
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Brushes & Brooms
Notes: Grass made into brooms and used to clean metates and metate boxes.

RECRD: 41958 id: 25458