Betulaceae Betula nana L.

Bog Birch

Eskimo, Alaska - Other, Fuel

Use documented by:
Ager, Thomas A. and Lynn Price Ager, 1980, Ethnobotany of The Eskimos of Nelson Island, Alaska, Arctic Anthropology 27:26-48, page 35

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Scientific name: Betula nana L.
USDA symbol: BENA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Bog Birch
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Eskimo, Alaska
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Fuel
Notes: Shrub burned to smoke fish.

RECRD: 32776 id: 7115