Cupressaceae Juniperus horizontalis Moench

Creeping Juniper

Blackfoot - Other, Decorations

Use documented by:
Hellson, John C., 1974, Ethnobotany of the Blackfoot Indians, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 33

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Scientific name: Juniperus horizontalis Moench
USDA symbol: JUHO2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Creeping Juniper
Family: Cupressaceae
Family (APG): Cupressaceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Decorations
Notes: Seven berries, representing the Bunched Stars, used to make headpieces worn by some dancers.

RECRD: 3592 id: 18587