Salicaceae Salix sp.

Thompson - Fiber, Building Material

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., Laurence C. Thompson and M. Terry Thompson et al., 1990, Thompson Ethnobotany: Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, Victoria. Royal British Columbia Museum, page 279

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Scientific name: Salix sp.
Common names:
Family: Salicaceae
Family (APG): Salicaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Building Material
Notes: Branches with the bark and leaves twisted and used for tying and binding in construction. The branches were used for tying and binding, especially in constructing the underground winter pit houses and in making fish traps, weirs and rafts.

RECRD: 33393 id: 36319