Ericaceae Vaccinium parvifolium Sm.

Red Huckleberry

Karok - Fiber, Brushes & Brooms

Use documented by:
Schenck, Sara M. and E. W. Gifford, 1952, Karok Ethnobotany, Anthropological Records 13(6):377-392, page 388

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Scientific name: Vaccinium parvifolium Sm.
USDA symbol: VAPA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Red Huckleberry
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Karok
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Brushes & Brooms
Notes: Stems and twigs used to make brooms.

RECRD: 8609 id: 42318