Fagaceae Quercus chrysolepis Liebm.

Canyon Live Oak

Cahuilla - Other, Musical Instrument

Use documented by:
Bean, Lowell John and Katherine Siva Saubel, 1972, Temalpakh (From the Earth); Cahuilla Indian Knowledge and Usage of Plants, Banning, CA. Malki Museum Press, page 121

View all documented uses for Quercus chrysolepis Liebm.

Scientific name: Quercus chrysolepis Liebm.
USDA symbol: QUCHC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Canyon Live Oak
Family: Fagaceae
Family (APG): Fagaceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Musical Instrument
Notes: Acorns gathered on a cord and swung against the teeth to produce music.

RECRD: 11704 id: 31939