Araliaceae Oplopanax horridus Miq.


Bella Coola - Other, Protection

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., 1973, The Ethnobotany of the Bella Coola Indians of British Columbia, Syesis 6:193-220, page 201

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Scientific name: Oplopanax horridus Miq.
USDA symbol: OPHO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Devilsclub
Family: Araliaceae
Family (APG): Araliaceae
Native American Tribe: Bella Coola
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Protection
Notes: Spiny stems used as protective charms against supernatural powers.

RECRD: 47804 id: 24409