Rosaceae Holodiscus discolor (Pursh) Maxim.


Nootka - Other, Tools

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J. and Barbara S. Efrat, 1982, Ethnobotany of the Hesquiat Indians of Vancouver Island, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 72

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Scientific name: Holodiscus discolor (Pursh) Maxim.
USDA symbol: HODI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Oceanspray
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Nootka
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Tools
Notes: Plant used to make needles and harpoons.

RECRD: 706 id: 17337