Pinaceae Tsuga mertensiana (Bong.) Carr.

Mountain Hemlock

Kwakiutl - Drug, Pediatric Aid

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy Chapman and Marcus A. M. Bell, 1973, The Ethnobotany of the Southern Kwakiutl Indians of British Columbia, Economic Botany 27:257-310, page 271

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Scientific name: Tsuga mertensiana (Bong.) Carr.
USDA symbol: TSME (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mountain Hemlock
Family: Pinaceae
Family (APG): Pinaceae
Native American Tribe: Kwakiutl
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pediatric Aid
Notes: Bark used in ritual to make children as light-skinned as the inner bark.

RECRD: 96519 id: 41098