Typhaceae Typha latifolia L.

Broadleaf Cattail

Lakota - Fiber, Furniture

Use documented by:
Kraft, Shelly Katheren, 1990, Recent Changes in the Ethnobotany of Standing Rock Indian Reservation, University of North Dakota, M.A. Thesis, page 50

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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: Lakota
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Furniture
Notes: Fluffy tops used as padding for baby cradleboards.

RECRD: 46139 id: 41250