Salicaceae Salix sitchensis Sanson ex Bong.

Sitka Willow

Haisla - Other, Toys & Games

Use documented by:
Compton, Brian Douglas, 1993, Upper North Wakashan and Southern Tsimshian Ethnobotany: The Knowledge and Usage of Plants..., Ph.D. Dissertation, University of British Columbia, page 288

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Scientific name: Salix sitchensis Sanson ex Bong.
USDA symbol: SASI2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sitka Willow
Family: Salicaceae
Family (APG): Salicaceae
Native American Tribe: Haisla
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Toys & Games
Notes: Whips used to lash opponents in the 'hoop and pole game.'

RECRD: 61449 id: 36084