Cornaceae Cornus sericea L.

Redosier Dogwood

Thompson - Food, Dried Food

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., Laurence C. Thompson and M. Terry Thompson et al., 1990, Thompson Ethnobotany: Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, Victoria. Royal British Columbia Museum, page 204

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Scientific name: Cornus sericea L.
USDA symbol: COSES (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Redosier Dogwood
Family: Cornaceae
Family (APG): Cornaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Dried Food
Notes: Berries and saskatoon berries smashed together, dried, rehydrated and eaten in the winter. The berries were also pounded with choke cherries, seeds and all and used for food.

RECRD: 32691 id: 10971