Betulaceae Alnus rubra Bong.

Red Alder

Quileute - Fiber, Canoe Material

Use documented by:
Gunther, Erna, 1973, Ethnobotany of Western Washington, Seattle. University of Washington Press. Revised edition, page 27

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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: Quileute
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Canoe Material
Notes: Green wood seasoned and used to make canoe paddles.

RECRD: 42294 id: 2568