Ericaceae Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Spreng.


Eskimo, Inupiat - Food, Ice Cream

Use documented by:
Jones, Anore, 1983, Nauriat Niginaqtuat = Plants That We Eat, Kotzebue, Alaska. Maniilaq Association Traditional Nutrition Program, page 99

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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: Eskimo, Inupiat
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Ice Cream
Notes: Berries stored in bear fat and cracklings or in seal oil and used to make ice cream.

RECRD: 11973 id: 4575