Ericaceae Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Spreng.


Bella Coola - Food, Special Food

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., 1973, The Ethnobotany of the Bella Coola Indians of British Columbia, Syesis 6:193-220, page 204

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Scientific name: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Spreng.
USDA symbol: ARUV (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Kinnikinnick
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Bella Coola
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Special Food
Notes: Berries formerly mixed with melted mountain goat fat and served to chiefs at feasts.

RECRD: 47831 id: 4506