Hydrangeaceae Philadelphus lewisii Pursh

Gordon's Mockorange

Paiute - Fiber, Brushes & Brooms

Use documented by:
Mahar, James Michael., 1953, Ethnobotany of the Oregon Paiutes of the Warm Springs Indian Reservation, Reed College, B.A. Thesis, page 77

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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: Paiute
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Brushes & Brooms
Notes: Sticks split and used as hair combs.

RECRD: 1448 id: 26394