Pinaceae Tsuga heterophylla (Raf.) Sarg.

Western Hemlock

Quileute - Other, Waterproofing Agent

Use documented by:
Gunther, Erna, 1973, Ethnobotany of Western Washington, Seattle. University of Washington Press. Revised edition, page 17

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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: Quileute
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Waterproofing Agent
Notes: Bark finely chopped, boiled and the juice applied to baskets to make them water tight.

RECRD: 42139 id: 41064