Salicaceae Salix sp.

Tanana, Upper - Other, Protection

Use documented by:
Kari, Priscilla Russe, 1985, Upper Tanana Ethnobotany, Anchorage. Alaska Historical Commission, page 7

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Scientific name: Salix sp.
Common names:
Family: Salicaceae
Family (APG): Salicaceae
Native American Tribe: Tanana, Upper
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Protection
Notes: Leafless stems waved in the air to scare wolves away. Wolves were said to dislike the noise this made and would leave the area.

RECRD: 3343 id: 36307