Ericaceae Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Spreng.


Tolowa - Food, Bread & Cake

Use documented by:
Baker, Marc A., 1981, The Ethnobotany of the Yurok, Tolowa and Karok Indians of Northwest California, Humboldt State University, M.A. Thesis, page 18

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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: Tolowa
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Bread & Cake
Notes: Berries mixed with salmon roe and sugar, formed into patties and baked in rocks.

RECRD: 5798 id: 4690