Rosaceae Argentina anserina (L.) Rydb.

Silverweed Cinquefoil

Blackfoot - Fiber, Cordage

Use documented by:
Hellson, John C., 1974, Ethnobotany of the Blackfoot Indians, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 119

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Scientific name: Argentina anserina (L.) Rydb.
USDA symbol: ARAN7 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Silverweed Cinquefoil
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Cordage
Notes: Runners used to fix leggings in place. The leggings were tied above the knee and then folded over to the ankle, like a boot.

RECRD: 4096 id: 4763