Hydrangeaceae Philadelphus lewisii Pursh

Gordon's Mockorange

Shuswap - Other, Soap

Use documented by:
Palmer, Gary, 1975, Shuswap Indian Ethnobotany, Syesis 8:29-51, page 63

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Scientific name: Philadelphus lewisii Pursh
USDA symbol: PHLE4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Gordon's Mockorange
Family: Hydrangeaceae
Family (APG): Hydrangeaceae
Native American Tribe: Shuswap
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Soap
Notes: Bark soaked in warm water and used for washing the face.

RECRD: 1685 id: 26400