Apocynaceae Apocynum cannabinum L.


California Indian - Fiber, Cordage

Use documented by:
Murphey, Edith Van Allen, 1990, Indian Uses of Native Plants, Glenwood, Ill. Meyerbooks. Originally published in 1959, page 60

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Scientific name: Apocynum cannabinum L.
USDA symbol: APCA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Indianhemp
Family: Apocynaceae
Family (APG): Apocynaceae
Native American Tribe: California Indian
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Cordage
Notes: Outer and inner bark used to make string.

RECRD: 21131 id: 3780