Urticaceae Urtica dioica L.

Stinging Nettle

Lakota - Fiber, Cordage

Use documented by:
Rogers, Dilwyn J, 1980, Lakota Names and Traditional Uses of Native Plants by Sicangu (Brule) People in the Rosebud Area, South Dakota, St. Francis, SD. Rosebud Educational Scoiety, page 61

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Scientific name: Urtica dioica L.
USDA symbol: URDID (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Stinging Nettle
Family: Urticaceae
Family (APG): Urticaceae
Native American Tribe: Lakota
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Cordage
Notes: Stem fibers used to make cordage.

RECRD: 4957 id: 41700