Liliaceae Xerophyllum sp.

Bear Grass

Wintoon - Fiber, Basketry

Use documented by:
Merriam, C. Hart, 1966, Ethnographic Notes on California Indian Tribes, University of California Archaeological Research Facility, Berkeley, page 264

View all documented uses for Xerophyllum sp.

Scientific name: Xerophyllum sp.
Common names: Bear Grass
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Wintoon
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Basketry
Notes: Plant purchased and used extensively in basket overlay and designs.

RECRD: 6685 id: 43707