Poaceae Andropogon gerardii Vitman

Big Bluestem

Ponca - Other, Toys & Games

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 68

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Scientific name: Andropogon gerardii Vitman
USDA symbol: ANGE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Big Bluestem
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Ponca
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Toys & Games
Notes: Stiff, jointed stems used by little boys to make arrows for toy bows.

RECRD: 31615 id: 3306