Hydrangeaceae Philadelphus lewisii Pursh

Gordon's Mockorange

Mewuk - Fiber, Basketry

Use documented by:
Merriam, C. Hart, 1966, Ethnographic Notes on California Indian Tribes, University of California Archaeological Research Facility, Berkeley, page 328

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Scientific name: Philadelphus lewisii Pursh
USDA symbol: PHLE4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Gordon's Mockorange
Family: Hydrangeaceae
Family (APG): Hydrangeaceae
Native American Tribe: Mewuk
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Basketry
Notes: Rods used in the fine, coiled baskets.

RECRD: 6754 id: 26383