Hippuridaceae Hippuris tetraphylla L. f.

Fourleaf Marestail

Eskimo, Alaska - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Anderson, J. P., 1939, Plants Used by the Eskimo of the Northern Bering Sea and Arctic Regions of Alaska, American Journal of Botany 26:714-16, page 715

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Scientific name: Hippuris tetraphylla L. f.
USDA symbol: HITE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Fourleaf Marestail
Family: Hippuridaceae
Family (APG): Plantaginaceae
Native American Tribe: Eskimo, Alaska
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Small, young leaves eaten as greens.

RECRD: 20024 id: 17277