Taxaceae Taxus brevifolia Nutt.

Pacific Yew

Pomo, Kashaya - Fiber, Basketry

Use documented by:
Goodrich, Jennie and Claudia Lawson, 1980, Kashaya Pomo Plants, Los Angeles. American Indian Studies Center, University of California, Los Angeles, page 121

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Scientific name: Taxus brevifolia Nutt.
USDA symbol: TABR2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pacific Yew
Family: Taxaceae
Family (APG): Taxaceae
Native American Tribe: Pomo, Kashaya
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Basketry
Notes: Root used as weft in twined baskets & root very strong & especially good for hopper mortar baskets.

RECRD: 1063 id: 39530