Salicaceae Salix melanopsis Nutt.

Dusky Willow

Flathead - Fiber, Basketry

Use documented by:
Blankinship, J. W., 1905, Native Economic Plants of Montana, Bozeman. Montana Agricultural College Experimental Station, Bulletin 56, page 22

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Scientific name: Salix melanopsis Nutt.
USDA symbol: SAME2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Dusky Willow
Family: Salicaceae
Family (APG): Salicaceae
Native American Tribe: Flathead
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Basketry
Notes: Willow made into baskets cemented with gum and used to cook fish.

RECRD: 10228 id: 35988