Ericaceae Rhododendron albiflorum Hook.

Cascade Azalea

Skokomish - Drug, Throat Aid

Use documented by:
Gunther, Erna, 1973, Ethnobotany of Western Washington, Seattle. University of Washington Press. Revised edition, page 43

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Scientific name: Rhododendron albiflorum Hook.
USDA symbol: RHALA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Cascade Azalea
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Skokomish
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Throat Aid
Notes: Decoction of buds taken for sore throats.

RECRD: 93424 id: 32845