Betulaceae Alnus rubra Bong.

Red Alder

Kitasoo - Other, Fuel

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 328

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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: Kitasoo
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Fuel
Notes: Wood used for drying and smoking salmon both as a fuel and as a flavoring agent.

RECRD: 61542 id: 2516