Betulaceae Betula papyrifera Marsh.

Paper Birch

Gitksan - Fiber, Basketry

Use documented by:
Gottesfeld, Leslie M. J., 1992, The Importance of Bark Products in the Aboriginal Economies of Northwestern British Columbia, Canada, Economic Botany 46(2):148-157, page 154

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Scientific name: Betula papyrifera Marsh.
USDA symbol: BEPAP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Paper Birch
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Gitksan
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Basketry
Notes: Bark used to make baskets.

RECRD: 46018 id: 7202