Fucaceae Fucus gardneri Silva

Bladderwrack Kelp

Nitinaht - Other, Good Luck Charm

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., John Thomas, Barry F. Carlson and Robert T. Ogilvie, 1983, Ethnobotany of the Nitinaht Indians of Vancouver Island, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 51

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Scientific name: Fucus gardneri Silva
Common names: Bladderwrack Kelp
Family: Fucaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Nitinaht
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Good Luck Charm
Notes: Plants rubbed on body until receptacles broke by whalers for good luck in hunting.

RECRD: 47054 id: 15400