Asteraceae Cirsium brevistylum Cronq.

Clustered Thistle

Nitinaht - Fiber, Clothing

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., John Thomas, Barry F. Carlson and Robert T. Ogilvie, 1983, Ethnobotany of the Nitinaht Indians of Vancouver Island, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 97

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Scientific name: Cirsium brevistylum Cronq.
USDA symbol: CIBR2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Clustered Thistle
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Nitinaht
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Clothing
Notes: Down spun with yellow cedar inner bark and used for baby clothing.

RECRD: 47247 id: 9921