Ericaceae Gaultheria shallon Pursh


Skagit - Food, Bread & Cake

Use documented by:
Gunther, Erna, 1973, Ethnobotany of Western Washington, Seattle. University of Washington Press. Revised edition, page 43

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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: Skagit
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Bread & Cake
Notes: Berries mashed, dried, made into cakes, dipped in whale or seal oil and eaten.

RECRD: 42545 id: 15688