Asteraceae Cirsium altissimum (L.) Hill

Tall Thistle

Cherokee - Other, Hunting & Fishing Item

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 58

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Scientific name: Cirsium altissimum (L.) Hill
USDA symbol: CIAL2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Tall Thistle
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Hunting & Fishing Item
Notes: Down used as the tail for blow darts.

RECRD: 9477 id: 9907