Poaceae Calamagrostis rubescens Buckl.


Thompson - Fiber, Clothing

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., Laurence C. Thompson and M. Terry Thompson et al., 1990, Thompson Ethnobotany: Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, Victoria. Royal British Columbia Museum, page 140

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Scientific name: Calamagrostis rubescens Buckl.
USDA symbol: CARU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pinegrass
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Clothing
Notes: Grass, rubbed and softened, sometimes mixed with sagebrush bark, used to make socks.

RECRD: 32306 id: 7636