Ericaceae Arbutus menziesii Pursh

Pacific Madrone

Karok - Fiber, Snow Gear

Use documented by:
Baker, Marc A., 1981, The Ethnobotany of the Yurok, Tolowa and Karok Indians of Northwest California, Humboldt State University, M.A. Thesis, page 17

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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: Fiber
Use sub-category: Snow Gear
Notes: Bark used by children as sleds.

RECRD: 5789 id: 4191