Juncaceae Juncus balticus Willd.

Baltic Rush

Paiute - Food, Candy

Use documented by:
Steward, Julian H., 1933, Ethnography of the Owens Valley Paiute, University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology 33(3):233-250, page 246

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Scientific name: Juncus balticus Willd.
USDA symbol: JUARA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Baltic Rush
Family: Juncaceae
Family (APG): Juncaceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Candy
Notes: Sugar, formed along tops of plants, gathered and eaten as candy.

RECRD: 7575 id: 18336