Caprifoliaceae Symphoricarpos occidentalis Hook.

Western Snowberry

Blackfoot - Other, Fuel

Use documented by:
Johnston, Alex, 1987, Plants and the Blackfoot, Lethbridge, Alberta. Lethbridge Historical Society, page 55

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Scientific name: Symphoricarpos occidentalis Hook.
USDA symbol: SYOC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Western Snowberry
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Family (APG): Caprifoliaceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Fuel
Notes: Green twigs used to make a fire to blacken the surface of newly made pipes.

RECRD: 60712 id: 39133