Betulaceae Betula papyrifera Marsh.

Paper Birch

Thompson - Fiber, Canoe Material

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., Laurence C. Thompson and M. Terry Thompson et al., 1990, Thompson Ethnobotany: Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, Victoria. Royal British Columbia Museum, page 189

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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: Thompson
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Canoe Material
Notes: Tough, waterproof bark used as material for canoes.

RECRD: 32607 id: 7306