Liliaceae Fritillaria camschatcensis (L.) Ker-Gawl.

Kamchatka Missionbells

Hanaksiala - Other, Ceremonial Items

Use documented by:
Compton, Brian Douglas, 1993, Upper North Wakashan and Southern Tsimshian Ethnobotany: The Knowledge and Usage of Plants..., Ph.D. Dissertation, University of British Columbia, page 196

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Scientific name: Fritillaria camschatcensis (L.) Ker-Gawl.
USDA symbol: FRCA5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Kamchatka Missionbells
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Hanaksiala
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Items
Notes: Flowers used on costumes for the New Year 'flower dance.'

RECRD: 61182 id: 15360