Caprifoliaceae Sambucus racemosa L.

Scarlet Elderberry

Gitksan - Drug, Emetic

Use documented by:
Gottesfeld, Leslie M. J., 1992, The Importance of Bark Products in the Aboriginal Economies of Northwestern British Columbia, Canada, Economic Botany 46(2):148-157, page 152

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Scientific name: Sambucus racemosa L.
USDA symbol: SARAR3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Scarlet Elderberry
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Family (APG): Caprifoliaceae
Native American Tribe: Gitksan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Bark used as an emetic.

RECRD: 45984 id: 36783