Typhaceae Typha latifolia L.

Broadleaf Cattail

Yurok - Fiber, Clothing

Use documented by:
Baker, Marc A., 1981, The Ethnobotany of the Yurok, Tolowa and Karok Indians of Northwest California, Humboldt State University, M.A. Thesis, page 59

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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: Yurok
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Clothing
Notes: Leaves woven together to make raincoats.

RECRD: 6016 id: 41418