Caryophyllaceae Honckenya peploides (L.) Ehrh.

Seaside Sandplant

Eskimo, Inupiat - Food, Winter Use Food

Use documented by:
Jones, Anore, 1983, Nauriat Niginaqtuat = Plants That We Eat, Kotzebue, Alaska. Maniilaq Association Traditional Nutrition Program, page 42

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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: Eskimo, Inupiat
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Winter Use Food
Notes: Leaves and shoots boiled many times and stored in a large wooden barrel for winter use.

RECRD: 11903 id: 17391