Hippuridaceae Hippuris vulgaris L.

Common Marestail

Alaska Native - Food, Winter Use Food

Use documented by:
Heller, Christine A., 1953, Edible and Poisonous Plants of Alaska, University of Alaska, page 135

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Scientific name: Hippuris vulgaris L.
USDA symbol: HIVU2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Marestail
Family: Hippuridaceae
Family (APG): Plantaginaceae
Native American Tribe: Alaska Native
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Winter Use Food
Notes: Leaves piled on high ground and stored for winter use.

RECRD: 7024 id: 17279