Ericaceae Arbutus menziesii Pursh

Pacific Madrone

Salish, Cowichan - Drug, Throat Aid

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., John Thomas, Barry F. Carlson and Robert T. Ogilvie, 1983, Ethnobotany of the Nitinaht Indians of Vancouver Island, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 104

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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: Salish, Cowichan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Throat Aid
Notes: Leaves chewed and juice swallowed for sore throat.

RECRD: 47281 id: 4228