Lauraceae Umbellularia californica (Hook. & Arn.) Nutt.

California Laurel

Pomo, Kashaya - Other, Hunting & Fishing Item

Use documented by:
Goodrich, Jennie and Claudia Lawson, 1980, Kashaya Pomo Plants, Los Angeles. American Indian Studies Center, University of California, Los Angeles, page 90

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Scientific name: Umbellularia californica (Hook. & Arn.) Nutt.
USDA symbol: UMCAC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: California Laurel
Family: Lauraceae
Family (APG): Lauraceae
Native American Tribe: Pomo, Kashaya
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Hunting & Fishing Item
Notes: Leaves rubbed on a man's body before he went hunting to take the body smell away.

RECRD: 957 id: 41661