Empetraceae Empetrum nigrum L.

Black Crowberry

Alaska Native - Food, Pie & Pudding

Use documented by:
Heller, Christine A., 1953, Edible and Poisonous Plants of Alaska, University of Alaska, page 79

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Scientific name: Empetrum nigrum L.
USDA symbol: EMNIN (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Black Crowberry
Family: Empetraceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Alaska Native
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Pie & Pudding
Notes: Berries mixed with other berries and used to make pie.

RECRD: 6933 id: 13061