Cyperaceae Schoenoplectus maritimus (L.) Lye

Saltmarsh Bulrush

Paiute, Northern - Fiber, Mats, Rugs & Bedding

Use documented by:
Fowler, Catherine S., 1990, Tule Technology: Northern Paiute Uses of Marsh Resources in Western Nevada, Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution Press, page 87

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Scientific name: Schoenoplectus maritimus (L.) Lye
USDA symbol: SCMA8 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Saltmarsh Bulrush
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute, Northern
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Mats, Rugs & Bedding
Notes: Used to make twined mats for the insides of houses.

RECRD: 8869 id: 37451