Hippuridaceae Hippuris vulgaris L.

Common Marestail

Eskimo, Alaska - Food, Soup

Use documented by:
Ager, Thomas A. and Lynn Price Ager, 1980, Ethnobotany of The Eskimos of Nelson Island, Alaska, Arctic Anthropology 27:26-48, page 37

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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: Eskimo, Alaska
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Soup
Notes: Plant added to seal blood soup and tomcod liver soup.

RECRD: 32801 id: 17280