Polemoniaceae Linanthus ciliatus (Benth.) Greene


Yuki - Food, Substitution Food

Use documented by:
Chestnut, V. K., 1902, Plants Used by the Indians of Mendocino County, California, Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 7:295-408., page 381

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Scientific name: Linanthus ciliatus (Benth.) Greene
USDA symbol: LICIC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Whiskerbrush
Family: Polemoniaceae
Family (APG): Polemoniaceae
Native American Tribe: Yuki
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Substitution Food
Notes: Flowering heads used in the summer as a substitute for coffee.

RECRD: 43383 id: 20332