t'ulumulhp (Bitter Cherry)

This small tree, reaching nine metres in height, can be found in open woods and second-growth forests. The bark peels in a similar manner to that of birch, and is therefore easily collected, and then used for dying weaving material. The outer bark, especially, was used in the imbrications of basketry. The inner bark could be used to treat diarrhoea. The fruit, although unpleasant to eat, is cherished as a source of pectin for the creation of jams and jellies.

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