Typhaceae Typha latifolia L.

Broadleaf Cattail

Navajo, Ramah - Fiber, Basketry

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A., 1952, The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho, Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94, page 14

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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: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Basketry
Notes: Leaves used to make storage baskets, medicine baskets and water jugs.

RECRD: 10356 id: 41278