Caryophyllaceae Honckenya peploides (L.) Ehrh.

Seaside Sandplant

Alaska Native - Food, Ice Cream

Use documented by:
Heller, Christine A., 1953, Edible and Poisonous Plants of Alaska, University of Alaska, page 15

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Scientific name: Honckenya peploides (L.) Ehrh.
USDA symbol: HOPED (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Seaside Sandplant
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Family (APG): Caryophyllaceae
Native American Tribe: Alaska Native
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Ice Cream
Notes: Leaves chopped, cooked in water, soured & mixed with reindeer fat & berries into Eskimo ice cream.

RECRD: 6855 id: 17385