Cyperaceae Carex sp.


Blackfoot - Fiber, Clothing

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

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Scientific name: Carex sp.
Common names: Sedge
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Clothing
Notes: Grass used in moccasins to protect the feet during winter horse stealing expeditions.

RECRD: 60564 id: 8100