Empetraceae Empetrum nigrum L.

Black Crowberry

Tanana, Upper - Food, Preserves

Use documented by:
Kari, Priscilla Russe, 1985, Upper Tanana Ethnobotany, Anchorage. Alaska Historical Commission, page 12

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Scientific name: Empetrum nigrum L.
USDA symbol: EMNIN (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Black Crowberry
Family: Empetraceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Tanana, Upper
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Preserves
Notes: Berries used to make jam and jelly.

RECRD: 3417 id: 13089