Ericaceae Arctostaphylos alpina (L.) Spreng.

Alpine Bearberry

Koyukon - Food, Winter Use Food

Use documented by:
Nelson, Richard K., 1983, Make Prayers to the Raven--A Koyukon View of the Northern Forest, Chicago. The University of Chicago Press, page 55

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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: Koyukon
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Winter Use Food
Notes: Berries stored in grease or oil and eaten with fish or meat.

RECRD: 60455 id: 4332