Grossulariaceae Ribes sp.
Sanpoil and Nespelem - Food, Fruit
Use documented by:
Ray, Verne F., 1932, The Sanpoil and Nespelem: Salishan Peoples of Northeastern Washington, University of Washington Publications in Anthropology, Vol. 5, page 103
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Scientific name: Ribes sp.
Family (APG): Grossulariaceae
Native American Tribe: Sanpoil and Nespelem
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Fruit
Notes: Berries eaten raw. Only currants found south of the Columbia were eaten raw without ill results. Those found on the north side were eaten only if mixed with other foods. Otherwise illness resulted.
RECRD: 40031 id: 33743