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

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.

Uni 101

Uni 101, a University of Victoria Continuing Studies course offers non-credit courses in Humanities (Uni 101) and Social Sciences (Uni 102).


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