Ericaceae Arctostaphylos alpina (L.) Spreng.

Alpine Bearberry

Eskimo, Inupiat - Food, Fruit

Use documented by:
Jones, Anore, 1983, Nauriat Niginaqtuat = Plants That We Eat, Kotzebue, Alaska. Maniilaq Association Traditional Nutrition Program, page 108

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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, Inupiat
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Fruit
Notes: Berries, other berries and sugar cooked and eaten.

RECRD: 12007 id: 4331