Fagaceae Quercus dumosa Nutt.

California Scrub 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

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Scientific name: Quercus dumosa Nutt.
USDA symbol: QUDUD (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: California Scrub 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: 11701 id: 32001