Pinaceae Tsuga heterophylla (Raf.) Sarg.

Western Hemlock

Alaska Native - Food, Bread & Cake

Use documented by:
Heller, Christine A., 1953, Edible and Poisonous Plants of Alaska, University of Alaska, page 146

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Scientific name: Tsuga heterophylla (Raf.) Sarg.
USDA symbol: TSHE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Western Hemlock
Family: Pinaceae
Family (APG): Pinaceae
Native American Tribe: Alaska Native
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Bread & Cake
Notes: Inner bark roasted in a pit oven, sometimes mixed with dried berries and pressed into cakes.

RECRD: 7042 id: 40931