Caprifoliaceae Sambucus racemosa L.
Thompson - Food, Soup
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 199
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Scientific name: Sambucus racemosa L.
USDA symbol: SARAR3 (View details
at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Scarlet Elderberry
Family (APG): Caprifoliaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Soup
Notes: Mashed berries dried in cakes, broken off and added to salmon head soup and other dishes. The berries were said to taste like sulfur.
RECRD: 32659 id: 36840