Zosteraceae Phyllospadix torreyi S. Wats.

Torrey's Surfgrass

Nitinaht - Other, Hunting & Fishing Item

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., John Thomas, Barry F. Carlson and Robert T. Ogilvie, 1983, Ethnobotany of the Nitinaht Indians of Vancouver Island, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 89

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Scientific name: Phyllospadix torreyi S. Wats.
USDA symbol: PHTO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Torrey's Surfgrass
Family: Zosteraceae
Family (APG): Zosteraceae
Native American Tribe: Nitinaht
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Hunting & Fishing Item
Notes: Leaves used to trap herring spawn.

RECRD: 47221 id: 26660