Rosaceae Sorbus sitchensis M. Roemer

Western Mountainash

Thompson - Food, Spice

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 273

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Scientific name: Sorbus sitchensis M. Roemer
USDA symbol: SOSIS2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Western Mountainash
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Spice
Notes: Berries cooked with marmot to flavor meat and added to blueberry jars as a flavor when canning. A cluster of berries was added to the top of a jar of blueberries as a flavor when canning.

RECRD: 33340 id: 38579