Salicaceae Populus tremuloides Michx.

Quaking Aspen

Thompson - Other, Hunting & Fishing Item

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., Laurence C. Thompson and M. Terry Thompson et al., 1990, Thompson Ethnobotany: Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, Victoria. Royal British Columbia Museum, page 277

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Scientific name: Populus tremuloides Michx.
USDA symbol: POTR5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Quaking Aspen
Family: Salicaceae
Family (APG): Salicaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Hunting & Fishing Item
Notes: Decoction of branches used to wash traps, guns, buckskins and hunters. The decoction was used to wash humans such as hunters who desired to be exceptionally 'clean.'

RECRD: 33385 id: 29679