Typhaceae Typha latifolia L.
Paiute, Northern - Food, Bread & Cake
Use documented by:
Fowler, Catherine S., 1989, Willards Z. Park's Ethnographic Notes on the Northern Paiute of Western Nevada 1933-1940, Salt Lake City. University of Utah Press, page 48
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Scientific name: Typha latifolia L.
USDA symbol: TYLA (View details
at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Broadleaf Cattail
Family (APG): Typhaceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute, Northern
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Bread & Cake
Notes: Seeds gathered into a dough, kneaded, made into flat cakes and roasted under hot coals.
RECRD: 8934 id: 41329