Cupressaceae Juniperus communis L.

Common Juniper

Heiltzuk - Other, Ceremonial Items

Use documented by:
Compton, Brian Douglas, 1993, Upper North Wakashan and Southern Tsimshian Ethnobotany: The Knowledge and Usage of Plants..., Ph.D. Dissertation, University of British Columbia, page 62

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Scientific name: Juniperus communis L.
USDA symbol: JUCOD (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Juniper
Family: Cupressaceae
Family (APG): Cupressaceae
Native American Tribe: Heiltzuk
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Items
Notes: Plant used as a part of a process of preparation undergone by shamanistic initiates.

RECRD: 60786 id: 18478