Poaceae Arundinaria gigantea (Walt.) Muhl.

Giant Cane

Cherokee - Other, Musical Instrument

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 28

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Scientific name: Arundinaria gigantea (Walt.) Muhl.
USDA symbol: ARGIG (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Giant Cane
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Musical Instrument
Notes: 'Joint of reed' used to make flutes.

RECRD: 9148 id: 5920