Rosaceae Rubus ursinus Cham. & Schlecht.

California Blackberry

Saanich - Other, Ceremonial Items

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy Chapman and Marcus A. M. Bell, 1971, The Ethnobotany of the Coast Salish Indians of Vancouver Island, I and II, Economic Botany 25(1):63-104, 335-339, page 88

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Scientific name: Rubus ursinus Cham. & Schlecht.
USDA symbol: RUURM (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: California Blackberry
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Saanich
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Items
Notes: Stems used in purification rituals before dancing.

RECRD: 47670 id: 35079