Cyperaceae Carex nebrascensis Dewey

Nebraska Sedge

Blackfoot - Other, Ceremonial Items

Use documented by:
Murphey, Edith Van Allen, 1990, Indian Uses of Native Plants, Glenwood, Ill. Meyerbooks. Originally published in 1959, page 51

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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: Plant tied around the horns of the buffalo head in the Sun Dance.

RECRD: 21093 id: 8078