Typhaceae Typha latifolia L.

Broadleaf Cattail

Makah - Fiber, Clothing

Use documented by:
Gunther, Erna, 1973, Ethnobotany of Western Washington, Seattle. University of Washington Press. Revised edition, page 21

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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: Makah
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Clothing
Notes: Fruiting stalks made into mats and used for raincoats and capes.

RECRD: 42218 id: 41256