Cyperaceae Carex sp.


Costanoan - Fiber, Basketry

Use documented by:
Bocek, Barbara R., 1984, Ethnobotany of Costanoan Indians, California, Based on Collections by John P. Harrington, Economic Botany 38(2):240-255, page 255

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Scientific name: Carex sp.
Common names: Sedge
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Costanoan
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Basketry
Notes: Roots of many species used in basketry.

RECRD: 20825 id: 8102