Cyperaceae Carex nebrascensis Dewey

Nebraska Sedge

Blackfoot - Other, Ceremonial Items

Use documented by:
Johnston, Alex, 1987, Plants and the Blackfoot, Lethbridge, Alberta. Lethbridge Historical Society, page 22

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Scientific name: Carex nebrascensis Dewey
USDA symbol: CANE2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Nebraska Sedge
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Items
Notes: Leaves tied around the horn of the sacred buffalo skull used in ceremonials.

RECRD: 60566 id: 8077