Polygonaceae Eriogonum latifolium Sm.

Seaside Buckwheat

Mendocino Indian - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Chestnut, V. K., 1902, Plants Used by the Indians of Mendocino County, California, Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 7:295-408., page 345

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Scientific name: Eriogonum latifolium Sm.
USDA symbol: ERLA5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Seaside Buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Mendocino Indian
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Young stems eaten by children in early summer.

RECRD: 43219 id: 14068