Ericaceae Gaultheria shallon Pursh


Bella Coola - Food, Bread & Cake

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., 1973, The Ethnobotany of the Bella Coola Indians of British Columbia, Syesis 6:193-220, page 204

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Scientific name: Gaultheria shallon Pursh
USDA symbol: GASH (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Salal
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Bella Coola
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Bread & Cake
Notes: Berries dried in cakes and used as a winter food.

RECRD: 47833 id: 15625