Typhaceae Typha latifolia L.

Broadleaf Cattail

Isleta - Fiber, Building Material

Use documented by:
Jones, Volney H., 1931, The Ethnobotany of the Isleta Indians, University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 44

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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: Isleta
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Building Material
Notes: Cattails used to support the mud of thatched roofs.

RECRD: 30735 id: 41236