Poaceae Spartina pectinata Bosc ex Link

Prairie Cordgrass

Ponca - Fiber, Building Material

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 66

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Scientific name: Spartina pectinata Bosc ex Link
USDA symbol: SPPE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Prairie Cordgrass
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Ponca
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Building Material
Notes: Plant used as thatching to support the earth coverings of lodges in permanent villages.

RECRD: 31602 id: 38605