Ericaceae Arctostaphylos patula Greene

Greenleaf Manzanita

Atsugewi - Food, Beverage

Use documented by:
Garth, Thomas R., 1953, Atsugewi Ethnography, Anthropological Records 14(2):140-141, page 138

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Scientific name: Arctostaphylos patula Greene
USDA symbol: ARPA6 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Greenleaf Manzanita
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Atsugewi
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Beverage
Notes: Berries made into cakes and eaten plain or put into water and drunk. Cider was made by adding water to pounded berries and was conveyed to the mouth with a deertail sop.

RECRD: 20858 id: 4438