Betulaceae Alnus rubra Bong.

Red Alder

Makah - Other, Cooking Tools

Use documented by:
Gill, Steven J., 1983, Ethnobotany of the Makah and Ozette People, Olympic Peninsula, Washington (USA), Washington State University, Ph.D. Thesis, page 243

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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: Makah
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Cooking Tools
Notes: Leaves used to cook halibut heads and salmonberry sprouts.

RECRD: 6164 id: 2538