Cyperaceae Scirpus microcarpus J.& K. Presl

Panicled Bulrush

Thompson - Other, Tools

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., Laurence C. Thompson and M. Terry Thompson et al., 1990, Thompson Ethnobotany: Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, Victoria. Royal British Columbia Museum, page 116

View all documented uses for Scirpus microcarpus J.& K. Presl

Scientific name: Scirpus microcarpus J.& K. Presl
USDA symbol: SCMI2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Panicled Bulrush
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Tools
Notes: Grass formerly used to cut a newborn baby's umbilical cord.

RECRD: 32251 id: 37523