Cyperaceae Carex barbarae Dewey

Santa Barbara Sedge

Pomo, Kashaya - Fiber, Sewing Material

Use documented by:
Goodrich, Jennie and Claudia Lawson, 1980, Kashaya Pomo Plants, Los Angeles. American Indian Studies Center, University of California, Los Angeles, page 103

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Scientific name: Carex barbarae Dewey
USDA symbol: CABA4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Santa Barbara Sedge
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Pomo, Kashaya
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Sewing Material
Notes: White, woody center of the root used as a sewing element in coiled baskets and in twining.

RECRD: 997 id: 8063