Typhaceae Typha latifolia L.

Broadleaf Cattail

Paiute - Fiber, Building Material

Use documented by:
Mahar, James Michael., 1953, Ethnobotany of the Oregon Paiutes of the Warm Springs Indian Reservation, Reed College, B.A. Thesis, page 37

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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: Paiute
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Building Material
Notes: Leaves and fruiting stalks sewn and woven into mats wrapped around willow frames to form houses.

RECRD: 1337 id: 41316