Early Uses of California Plants (California Natural History Guides #10) (Paperback)

By Edward K. Balls

University of California Press, 9780520000728, 96pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 1962

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Information from many sources has been compiled here to present the most important uses of plants by early inhabitants of California, as well as methods of preparing the plants for use. The Indian method of leaching acorn meal so it could be eaten, the medicinal value of Yerba Mansa, the use of other plants for making baskets, rope, and clothing, are some of the subjects treated.