Ericaceae Arctostaphylos columbiana Piper

Hairy Manzanita

Pomo, Kashaya - Other, Lighting

Use documented by:
Goodrich, Jennie and Claudia Lawson, 1980, Kashaya Pomo Plants, Los Angeles. American Indian Studies Center, University of California, Los Angeles, page 69

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Scientific name: Arctostaphylos columbiana Piper
USDA symbol: ARCO3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Hairy Manzanita
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Pomo, Kashaya
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Lighting
Notes: Wood used on the fire at dances and ceremonials because it made a bright light to see by.

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