Ericaceae Arbutus menziesii Pursh

Pacific Madrone

Karok - Drug, Ceremonial Medicine

Use documented by:
Schenck, Sara M. and E. W. Gifford, 1952, Karok Ethnobotany, Anthropological Records 13(6):377-392, page 387

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Scientific name: Arbutus menziesii Pursh
USDA symbol: ARME (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pacific Madrone
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Karok
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Medicine
Notes: Leaves used in the puberty ceremony.

RECRD: 81692 id: 4190