Asclepiadaceae Asclepias eriocarpa Benth.

Woollypod Milkweed

Pomo, Kashaya - Fiber, Cordage

Use documented by:
Goodrich, Jennie and Claudia Lawson, 1980, Kashaya Pomo Plants, Los Angeles. American Indian Studies Center, University of California, Los Angeles, page 70

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Scientific name: Asclepias eriocarpa Benth.
USDA symbol: ASER (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Woollypod Milkweed
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Family (APG): Apocynaceae
Native American Tribe: Pomo, Kashaya
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Cordage
Notes: Stem fibers used to make two ply string.

RECRD: 896 id: 6110