Betulaceae Alnus rubra Bong.

Red Alder

Saanich - Drug, Tonic

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy Chapman and Marcus A. M. Bell, 1971, The Ethnobotany of the Coast Salish Indians of Vancouver Island, I and II, Economic Botany 25(1):63-104, 335-339, page 79

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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: Saanich
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tonic
Notes: Sap used as a tonic.

RECRD: 47515 id: 2571