Dryopteridaceae Dryopteris carthusiana (Vill.) H.P. Fuchs

Spinulose Woodfern

Alaska Native - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Heller, Christine A., 1953, Edible and Poisonous Plants of Alaska, University of Alaska, page 29

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Scientific name: Dryopteris carthusiana (Vill.) H.P. Fuchs
USDA symbol: DRCA11 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Spinulose Woodfern
Family: Dryopteridaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Alaska Native
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Young, curled fronds boiled or steamed & eaten like asparagus with butter, margarine or cream sauce.

RECRD: 6872 id: 12697