Ericaceae Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Spreng.


Skagit, Upper - Other, Smoke Plant

Use documented by:
Theodoratus, Robert J., 1989, Loss, Transfer, and Reintroduction in the Use of Wild Plant Foods in the Upper Skagit Valley, Northwest Anthropological Research Notes 23(1):35-52, page 42

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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: Skagit, Upper
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Smoke Plant
Notes: Leaves used as a tobacco substitute.

RECRD: 8411 id: 4655