Latin name: Pinus contorta Douglas ex Louden
Botanical family: Pinaceae
Growth habit: Tree
Vernacular name(s): lodgepole pine (Eng.)
pin tordu (Fr.)
oskahtak, oskatik (Cree)
Inner bark :Softened in water and used as a poultice to heal a deep wound [Metis 13].
Gum :Chewed and saliva swallowed for cough and cold [Sikani 97].
Roots :Boiled and liquid used to clean wounds [Dene 98].