Alectoriaceae Cornicularia divergens Ach.

Caribou Moss

Eskimo, Inuktitut - Food, Fodder

Use documented by:
Wilson, Michael R., 1978, Notes on Ethnobotany in Inuktitut, The Western Canadian Journal of Anthropology 8:180-196, page 191

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Scientific name: Cornicularia divergens Ach.
Common names: Caribou Moss
Family: Alectoriaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Eskimo, Inuktitut
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Fodder
Notes: Plant given to fawns to try to get them to eat from their hands.

RECRD: 6489 id: 10746