Cupressaceae Thuja plicata Donn ex D. Don

Western Redcedar

Wet'suwet'en - Fiber, Basketry

Use documented by:
Gottesfeld, Leslie M. J., 1992, The Importance of Bark Products in the Aboriginal Economies of Northwestern British Columbia, Canada, Economic Botany 46(2):148-157, page 152

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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: Wet'suwet'en
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Basketry
Notes: Inner bark strips used for basketry.

RECRD: 45998 id: 40289