Poaceae Beckmannia syzigachne (Steud.) Fern.

American Sloughgrass

Okanagan-Colville - Fiber, Mats, Rugs & Bedding

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., R. Bouchard and Dorothy I.D. Kennedy, 1980, Ethnobotany of the Okanagan-Colville Indians of British Columbia and Washington, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 53

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Scientific name: Beckmannia syzigachne (Steud.) Fern.
USDA symbol: BESY (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Sloughgrass
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Okanagan-Colville
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Mats, Rugs & Bedding
Notes: Used for bedding and pillows.

RECRD: 12266 id: 7032