tamarack

tam•a•rack | ta-mə-rak

an American larch, Larix laricina, of the pine family

purposeful

1 : Alongonquian word for “snowshoes”

wood used for its durability, toughness, and rot-resistance

2 : Medicinal purposes

bark used by aboriginal peoples of Canada to treat infected

wounds, frostbite, boils, arthritis, and general aches and pains