Ericaceae Arctostaphylos alpina (L.) Spreng.

Alpine Bearberry

Eskimo, Alaska - Food, Fruit

Use documented by:
Anderson, J. P., 1939, Plants Used by the Eskimo of the Northern Bering Sea and Arctic Regions of Alaska, American Journal of Botany 26:714-16, page 715

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Scientific name: Arctostaphylos alpina (L.) Spreng.
USDA symbol: ARAL2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Alpine Bearberry
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Eskimo, Alaska
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Fruit
Notes: Fruit used for food.

RECRD: 20031 id: 4329