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Máts'íyelhp (tree)

Máts'el (berry)

Black Hawthorn 

Crataegus douglasii

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Food and Medicinal Uses:

Máts'íyelhp berries ripened in August, and were eaten fresh or dried.


Medicine for the heart.

Relieves diarrhea, and is a treatment for kidney disease and insomnia.


Máts'íyelhp wood was sometimes made into digging sticks.

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