Typhaceae Typha latifolia L.

Broadleaf Cattail

Ojibwa - Other, Weapon

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1932, Ethnobotany of the Ojibwe Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 4:327-525, page 432

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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: Ojibwa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Weapon
Notes: Fuzz of the fruit thrown into the eyes of their enemies, claiming that it blinded them.

RECRD: 256 id: 41298