Typhaceae Typha latifolia L.

Broadleaf Cattail

Keresan - Other, Ceremonial Items

Use documented by:
White, Leslie A, 1945, Notes on the Ethnobotany of the Keres, Papers of the Michigan Academy of Arts, Sciences and Letters 30:557-568, page 560

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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: Keresan
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Items
Notes: Fuzz used ritually like prayer meal or pollen.

RECRD: 3093 id: 41239