Rhamnaceae Ceanothus integerrimus Hook. & Arn.


Mewuk - Fiber, Basketry

Use documented by:
Merriam, C. Hart, 1966, Ethnographic Notes on California Indian Tribes, University of California Archaeological Research Facility, Berkeley, page 328

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Scientific name: Ceanothus integerrimus Hook. & Arn.
USDA symbol: CEIN3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Deerbrush
Family: Rhamnaceae
Family (APG): Rhamnaceae
Native American Tribe: Mewuk
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Basketry
Notes: Rods used to make burden baskets, broad shallow scoops and deep spoon shaped scoops with handles.

RECRD: 6748 id: 8661