Cyperaceae Carex obnupta Bailey

Slough Sedge

Nitinaht - Fiber, Basketry

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., John Thomas, Barry F. Carlson and Robert T. Ogilvie, 1983, Ethnobotany of the Nitinaht Indians of Vancouver Island, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 79

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Scientific name: Carex obnupta Bailey
USDA symbol: CAOB3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Slough Sedge
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Nitinaht
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Basketry
Notes: Leaves extensively used as wrapping and twining material for 'grass' baskets.

RECRD: 47189 id: 8085