Rosaceae Rosa acicularis Lindl.
Okanagan-Colville - Other, Protection
Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., R. Bouchard and Dorothy I.D. Kennedy, 1980, Ethnobotany of the Okanagan-Colville Indians of British Columbia and Washington, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 131
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Scientific name: Rosa acicularis Lindl.
USDA symbol: ROACA (View details
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Common names: Prickly Rose
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Okanagan-Colville
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Protection
Notes: Branches placed around the house and yard of the deceased to keep his or her spirit from returning.
RECRD: 12921 id: 33896