Douglas Fir

Douglas Fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii)

Common Name(s): Douglas-fir, Coast Douglas Fir


Scientific Name(s): Pseudotsuga menziesii 


Garry Oak

Garry Oak (Quercus garryana)

Common Name(s): Garry Oak, Oregon White Oak


Scientific Name(s): Quercus garryana


Island Hulkemel’em Name(s): p'xwulhp


Grand Fir

Grand Fir (Abies grandis)


Common Name(s): Grand fir, balsam fir, lowland white fir, Puget Sound fir, Oregon white fir, silver fir, yellow fir.


Scientific Name(s): Abies grandis


Woodland Strawberry

Woodland Strawberry (Fragaria vesca)

Common Name(s): Woodland strawberry

Scientific Name(s): Fragaria vesca

Island Hulkemel’em Name(s): sciy'u (fruit) – No specific word, due to the fact that the vesca species was introduced from Europe.

Family: Vesca

Cautions: None


Oceanspray ( Holodiscus discolor)

Common Name(s): Oceanspray; Ironwood; Hardhack; Mountain Spray


Scientific Name(s): Holodiscus discolor


Plant Profiles - Ethnobotany (2016)

camasBrowse an online series of native plant profiles started by Environmental Studies students. These profiles were created by ES 421 students as a part of their final plant project. Students were instructed to create items related to either technology, medicine, or nutrition out of local plant species.


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