Betulaceae Alnus rubra Bong.

Red Alder

Skagit, Upper - Other, Cooking Tools

Use documented by:
Theodoratus, Robert J., 1989, Loss, Transfer, and Reintroduction in the Use of Wild Plant Foods in the Upper Skagit Valley, Northwest Anthropological Research Notes 23(1):35-52, page 42

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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: Skagit, Upper
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Cooking Tools
Notes: Wood used to make canned food dishes, spoons and platters.

RECRD: 8410 id: 2577