Taxaceae Taxus brevifolia Nutt.

Pacific Yew

Thompson - Other, Tools

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 111

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Scientific name: Taxus brevifolia Nutt.
USDA symbol: TABR2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pacific Yew
Family: Taxaceae
Family (APG): Taxaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Tools
Notes: Wood 'hardened' in the fire and used to make wedges, axe handles and digging sticks.

RECRD: 32216 id: 39565