Cyperaceae Carex sp.


Mendocino Indian - Fiber, Basketry

Use documented by:
Chestnut, V. K., 1902, Plants Used by the Indians of Mendocino County, California, Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 7:295-408., page 314

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Scientific name: Carex sp.
Common names: Sedge
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Mendocino Indian
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Basketry
Notes: Rootstocks used to make strong and durable baskets.

RECRD: 43150 id: 8110