Cyperaceae Carex atherodes Spreng.

Slough Sedge

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 114

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Scientific name: Carex atherodes Spreng.
USDA symbol: CAAT2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Slough Sedge
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Clothing
Notes: 'Swamp hay' softened by rubbing and used as insoles for moccasins.

RECRD: 32231 id: 8056