Apocynaceae Apocynum cannabinum L.


Nez Perce - Fiber, Cordage

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeff, 1992, Montana Native Plants and Early Peoples, Helena. Montana Historical Society Press, page 12

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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: Nez Perce
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Cordage
Notes: Stalks dried, split into fibers and used to make rope.

RECRD: 45079 id: 3841