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: Split withes heated and twisted to make cabling for suspension bridges in 'the old days.'

RECRD: 33398 id: 36320