Betulaceae Alnus rubra Bong.

Red Alder

Clallam - Food, Sweetener

Use documented by:
Fleisher, Mark S., 1980, The Ethnobotany of the Clallam Indians of Western Washington, Northwest Anthropological Research Notes 14(2):192-210, page 198

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Scientific name: Alnus rubra Bong.
USDA symbol: ALRU2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Red Alder
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Clallam
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Sweetener
Notes: Sap mixed with soapberry whip as a sweetener.

RECRD: 44621 id: 2489