Araceae Lysichiton americanus Hult‚n & St. John

American Skunkcabbage

Haisla and Hanaksiala - Other, Cooking Tools

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 189

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Scientific name: Lysichiton americanus Hult‚n & St. John
USDA symbol: LYAM3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Skunkcabbage
Family: Araceae
Family (APG): Araceae
Native American Tribe: Haisla and Hanaksiala
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Cooking Tools
Notes: Leaves used to wrap western hemlock cambium, bear meat and porcupine meat while cooking.

RECRD: 61169 id: 21606