Pinaceae Tsuga mertensiana (Bong.) Carr.

Mountain Hemlock

Thompson - Fiber, Brushes & Brooms

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., Laurence C. Thompson and M. Terry Thompson et al., 1990, Thompson Ethnobotany: Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, Victoria. Royal British Columbia Museum, page 111

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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: Thompson
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Brushes & Brooms
Notes: Broken boughs used by the handful as a bath brush.

RECRD: 32504 id: 41105