Typhaceae Typha latifolia L.

Broadleaf Cattail

Shuswap - Fiber, Mats, Rugs & Bedding

Use documented by:
Palmer, Gary, 1975, Shuswap Indian Ethnobotany, Syesis 8:29-51, page 55

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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: Shuswap
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Mats, Rugs & Bedding
Notes: Used to make mats for bedding, drying berries and for meal times.

RECRD: 2122 id: 41374