Iridaceae Iris setosa Pallas ex Link

Beachhead Iris

Eskimo, Alaska - Food, Beverage

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: Iris setosa Pallas ex Link
USDA symbol: IRSES (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Beachhead Iris
Family: Iridaceae
Family (APG): Iridaceae
Native American Tribe: Eskimo, Alaska
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Beverage
Notes: Roasted, ground seeds used for coffee.

RECRD: 20001 id: 18054