A staple food of NW coastal First Nations. Can be eaten fresh, cooked and dried. Salal makes excellent jelly. Florists use the evergreen branches in arrangements.
Deer browse on new leaves and berries, used as winter browse by deer as well.
Network of Nature assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in the contents of the database. While most entries are accurate, errors may occur. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information and we are not responsible for any errors in the information or for any adverse effects relating to the use of the plants or the information. If you notice a problem with the information, please let us know by sending an email so we can correct it.
Plant Some News in Your Inbox
Join our email list to receive occasional updates about Network of Nature and ensure you get the news that matters most, right in your inbox.
The Network of Nature is a national initiative to strengthen Canadian biodiversity by providing the inspiration, tools and knowledge to enhance existing greenspaces and naturalize developed areas with locally appropriate native plant species.