Usneaceae Usnea longissima (L.) Ach.

Old Man's Beard Lichen

Hanaksiala - Fiber, Mats, Rugs & Bedding

Use documented by:
Compton, Brian Douglas, 1993, Upper North Wakashan and Southern Tsimshian Ethnobotany: The Knowledge and Usage of Plants..., Ph.D. Dissertation, University of British Columbia, page 144

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Scientific name: Usnea longissima (L.) Ach.
Common names: Old Man's Beard Lichen
Family: Usneaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Hanaksiala
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Mats, Rugs & Bedding
Notes: Plant used as mattresses at seasonal camps.

RECRD: 61032 id: 41915