Ericaceae Vaccinium parvifolium Sm.

Red Huckleberry

Yurok - Fiber, Brushes & Brooms

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 61

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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: Yurok
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Brushes & Brooms
Notes: Branches used as brooms.

RECRD: 6032 id: 42361