Valerianaceae Valeriana sitchensis Bong.

Sitka Valerian

Blackfoot - Other, Smoke Plant

Use documented by:
Johnston, Alex, 1987, Plants and the Blackfoot, Lethbridge, Alberta. Lethbridge Historical Society, page 56

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Scientific name: Valeriana sitchensis Bong.
USDA symbol: VASI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sitka Valerian
Family: Valerianaceae
Family (APG): Caprifoliaceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Smoke Plant
Notes: Leaves sometimes used in the tobacco mixture.

RECRD: 60717 id: 42536