Cyperaceae Eriophorum angustifolium Honckeny

Tall Cottongrass

Alaska Native - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Heller, Christine A., 1953, Edible and Poisonous Plants of Alaska, University of Alaska, page 131

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Scientific name: Eriophorum angustifolium Honckeny
USDA symbol: ERANS (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Tall Cottongrass
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Alaska Native
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: 'Mouse nuts' found in mice caches, cooked and eaten with seal oil.

RECRD: 7023 id: 14190