Ericaceae Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Spreng.


Clallam - Other, Smoke Plant

Use documented by:
Fleisher, Mark S., 1980, The Ethnobotany of the Clallam Indians of Western Washington, Northwest Anthropological Research Notes 14(2):192-210, page 199

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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: Clallam
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Smoke Plant
Notes: Leaves pulverized and smoked before the introduction of tobacco and presently mixed with tobacco.

RECRD: 44627 id: 4555