Ericaceae Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Spreng.


Hanaksiala - Food, Special Food

Use documented by:
Compton, Brian Douglas, 1993, Upper North Wakashan and Southern Tsimshian Ethnobotany: The Knowledge and Usage of Plants..., Ph.D. Dissertation, University of British Columbia, page 239

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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: Hanaksiala
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Special Food
Notes: Berries mixed with high bush cranberries or Pacific crabapples and featured at winter feasts.

RECRD: 61309 id: 4583