Caprifoliaceae Symphoricarpos albus (L.) Blake

Common Snowberry

Saanich - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy Chapman and Marcus A. M. Bell, 1971, The Ethnobotany of the Coast Salish Indians of Vancouver Island, I and II, Economic Botany 25(1):63-104, 335-339, page 80

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Scientific name: Symphoricarpos albus (L.) Blake
USDA symbol: SYALA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Snowberry
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Family (APG): Caprifoliaceae
Native American Tribe: Saanich
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Berries rubbed on skin for rashes and sores.

RECRD: 47523 id: 39083