Poaceae Phragmites australis (Cav.) Trin. ex Steud.

Common Reed

Thompson - Fiber, Mats, Rugs & Bedding

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., Laurence C. Thompson and M. Terry Thompson et al., 1990, Thompson Ethnobotany: Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, Victoria. Royal British Columbia Museum, page 142

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Scientific name: Phragmites australis (Cav.) Trin. ex Steud.
USDA symbol: PHAU7 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Reed
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Mats, Rugs & Bedding
Notes: Stems twined together to make food drying mats similar to those of tule stems.

RECRD: 32322 id: 26629