Papaveraceae Eschscholzia californica Cham.

California Poppy

Neeshenam - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Powers, Stephen, 1874, Aboriginal Botany, Proceedings of the California Academy of Science 5:373-9., page 377

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Scientific name: Eschscholzia californica Cham.
USDA symbol: ESCAC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: California Poppy
Family: Papaveraceae
Family (APG): Papaveraceae
Native American Tribe: Neeshenam
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Leaves boiled or roasted, laid in water and eaten as greens.

RECRD: 46355 id: 14387