Caprifoliaceae Symphoricarpos albus (L.) Blake

Common Snowberry

Thompson - Other, Soap

Use documented by:
Steedman, E.V., 1928, The Ethnobotany of the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, SI-BAE Annual Report #45:441-522, page 455

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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: Thompson
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Soap
Notes: Mild decoction of wood used to wash babies.

RECRD: 41574 id: 39111