Cyperaceae Schoenoplectus acutus var. acutus

Hardstem Bulrush

Klamath - Fiber, Basketry

Use documented by:
Coville, Frederick V., 1904, Wokas, a Primitive Food of the Klamath Indians., Smithsonian Institution, US. National Museum., page 737

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Scientific name: Schoenoplectus acutus var. acutus
USDA symbol: SCACA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Hardstem Bulrush
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Klamath
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Basketry
Notes: Outer surface split and twisted into weft cords and warp used in making baskets.

RECRD: 41855 id: 37377