Rhamnaceae Ceanothus cuneatus (Hook.) Nutt.


Kawaiisu - Other, Hunting & Fishing Item

Use documented by:
Zigmond, Maurice L., 1981, Kawaiisu Ethnobotany, Salt Lake City. University of Utah Press, page 17

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Scientific name: Ceanothus cuneatus (Hook.) Nutt.
USDA symbol: CECUC3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Buckbrush
Family: Rhamnaceae
Family (APG): Rhamnaceae
Native American Tribe: Kawaiisu
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Hunting & Fishing Item
Notes: Twigs used as foreshafts for the two piece arrows. Straight stems were used by removing the leaves and bark and sharpening one end. The piece would then have been fitted into a section of hollow carizzo grass or 'cane.'

RECRD: 4177 id: 8627