Salicaceae Populus balsamifera L.

Balsam Poplar

Eskimo, Inuktitut - Other, Insecticide

Use documented by:
Wilson, Michael R., 1978, Notes on Ethnobotany in Inuktitut, The Western Canadian Journal of Anthropology 8:180-196, page 188

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Scientific name: Populus balsamifera L.
USDA symbol: POBAB2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Balsam Poplar
Family: Salicaceae
Family (APG): Salicaceae
Native American Tribe: Eskimo, Inuktitut
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Insecticide
Notes: Bark burned for a mosquito repelling smoke.

RECRD: 6461 id: 29208