Equisetaceae Equisetum telmateia Ehrh.

Giant Horsetail

Saanich - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy Chapman and Marcus A. M. Bell, 1971, The Ethnobotany of the Coast Salish Indians of Vancouver Island, I and II, Economic Botany 25(1):63-104, 335-339, page 68

View all documented uses for Equisetum telmateia Ehrh.

Scientific name: Equisetum telmateia Ehrh.
USDA symbol: EQTEB (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Giant Horsetail
Family: Equisetaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Saanich
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Tender, young shoots eaten raw or boiled.

RECRD: 47402 id: 13523