Justin Farmer gathers Rhus trilobata, or basketry sumac

In early February, several of us went to gather Rhus trilobata, or basketry sumac, on the Ramona Reservation in San Diego County. Justin Farmer, an Ipai (Northern Digueño) author, basket collector, and preeminent basketry teacher, is pictured above bundling the straight stems of the sumac he has just harvested.

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One Comment

  1. Hi Deborah,

    I really enjoy your blog. I just returned from a week long trip camping and exploring the Carrizo Plain and discovered your blog while “googling” for more info about the wildflowers of the Carrizo.



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