Ericaceae Vaccinium oxycoccos L.

Small Cranberry

Haisla and Hanaksiala - Food, Winter Use Food

Use documented by:
Compton, Brian Douglas, 1993, Upper North Wakashan and Southern Tsimshian Ethnobotany: The Knowledge and Usage of Plants..., Ph.D. Dissertation, University of British Columbia, page 247

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Scientific name: Vaccinium oxycoccos L.
USDA symbol: VAOX (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Small Cranberry
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Haisla and Hanaksiala
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Winter Use Food
Notes: Berries boiled and stored in barrels of oolichan grease for winter use.

RECRD: 61329 id: 42269