Cupressaceae Thuja plicata Donn ex D. Don

Western Redcedar

Montana Indian - Food, Dried Food

Use documented by:
Blankinship, J. W., 1905, Native Economic Plants of Montana, Bozeman. Montana Agricultural College Experimental Station, Bulletin 56, page 25

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Scientific name: Thuja plicata Donn ex D. Don
USDA symbol: THPL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Western Redcedar
Family: Cupressaceae
Family (APG): Cupressaceae
Native American Tribe: Montana Indian
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Dried Food
Notes: Spring cambium pressed into cakes and dried for storage.

RECRD: 10272 id: 40099