Typhaceae Typha latifolia L.

Broadleaf Cattail

Apache, White Mountain - Fiber, Building Material

Use documented by:
Reagan, Albert B., 1929, Plants Used by the White Mountain Apache Indians of Arizona, Wisconsin Archeologist 8:143-61., page 161

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Scientific name: Typha latifolia L.
USDA symbol: TYLA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Broadleaf Cattail
Family: Typhaceae
Family (APG): Typhaceae
Native American Tribe: Apache, White Mountain
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Building Material
Notes: Flags used for thatching the tipis and wickiups.

RECRD: 60286 id: 41181