Rosaceae Holodiscus discolor (Pursh) Maxim.


Okanagan-Colville - Drug, Burn Dressing

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., R. Bouchard and Dorothy I.D. Kennedy, 1980, Ethnobotany of the Okanagan-Colville Indians of British Columbia and Washington, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 126

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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: Okanagan-Colville
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Burn Dressing
Notes: Bark dried, powdered, mixed with Vaseline and used on burns.

RECRD: 12848 id: 17338