Apocynaceae Apocynum cannabinum L.


Shuswap - Other, Stable Gear

Use documented by:
Palmer, Gary, 1975, Shuswap Indian Ethnobotany, Syesis 8:29-51, page 57

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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: Shuswap
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Stable Gear
Notes: Stems used to make bridle ropes, bowstrings and thread for sewing baskets and buckskin.

RECRD: 1657 id: 3856