Betulaceae Alnus rubra Bong.

Red Alder

Nitinaht - Drug, Orthopedic Aid

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., John Thomas, Barry F. Carlson and Robert T. Ogilvie, 1983, Ethnobotany of the Nitinaht Indians of Vancouver Island, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 98

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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: Nitinaht
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Orthopedic Aid
Notes: Infusion of crushed bark, western hemlock and grand fir barks taken for broken bones and ribs.

RECRD: 47260 id: 2544