Poaceae Calamagrostis canadensis (Michx.) Beauv.


Cree, Woodlands - Fiber, Mats, Rugs & Bedding

Use documented by:
Leighton, Anna L., 1985, Wild Plant Use by the Woods Cree (Nihithawak) of East-Central Saskatchewan, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 33

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Scientific name: Calamagrostis canadensis (Michx.) Beauv.
USDA symbol: CACAC10 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Bluejoint
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Cree, Woodlands
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Mats, Rugs & Bedding
Notes: Plant used to make mattresses when nothing else was available.

RECRD: 5427 id: 7628