Araliaceae Oplopanax horridus Miq.


Lummi, Washington - Other, Paint

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy Chapman and Marcus A. M. Bell, 1971, The Ethnobotany of the Coast Salish Indians of Vancouver Island, I and II, Economic Botany 25(1):63-104, 335-339, page 78

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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: Lummi, Washington
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Paint
Notes: Stems charred, mixed with grease or Vaseline and used as a black face paint.

RECRD: 47502 id: 24497