Poaceae Arundo donax L.


Navajo - Other, Ceremonial Items

Use documented by:
Elmore, Francis H., 1944, Ethnobotany of the Navajo, Sante Fe, NM. School of American Research, page 24

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Scientific name: Arundo donax L.
USDA symbol: ARDO4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Giantreed
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Items
Notes: Reed made into a whistle and attached to the collar of a otter skin for the Night Chant.

RECRD: 2653 id: 5943