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Salmon Bay School

Native Plant and

Ethnobotany Garden

Ethnobotany describes how people use the plants from a particular region for food, fiber, art and medicine. Our garden reflects knowledge and traditions from indigenous cultures of the Pacific Northwest. Click on the buttons below to learn about the Ethnobotany of the Native Plants we have at our School!

Teaching Materials and Activities

Ethnobotany information came from: Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast, Pojar and McKinnon (2004), Washington Native Plant Society.

Lushootseed language information from:

Where we buy our plants!