Lessioniaceae Macrocystis integrifolia Bory

Giant Kelp

Kwakiutl, Southern - Other, Hunting & Fishing Item

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy Chapman and Marcus A. M. Bell, 1973, The Ethnobotany of the Southern Kwakiutl Indians of British Columbia, Economic Botany 27:257-310, page 261

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Scientific name: Macrocystis integrifolia Bory
Common names: Giant Kelp
Family: Lessioniaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Kwakiutl, Southern
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Hunting & Fishing Item
Notes: Blades weighted, placed underwater at river mouths and used to catch herring spawn.

RECRD: 46930 id: 21756