Liliaceae Chlorogalum sp.


Mewuk - Other, Fasteners

Use documented by:
Merriam, C. Hart, 1966, Ethnographic Notes on California Indian Tribes, University of California Archaeological Research Facility, Berkeley, page 352

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Scientific name: Chlorogalum sp.
Common names: Soaproot
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Mewuk
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Fasteners
Notes: Bulbs made into glue and used to fasten sinew on the backs of the sinew backed bows.

RECRD: 6780 id: 9753