Asteraceae Madia elegans D. Don ex Lindl.

Common Madia

Mewuk - Food, Staple

Use documented by:
Merriam, C. Hart, 1966, Ethnographic Notes on California Indian Tribes, University of California Archaeological Research Facility, Berkeley, page 338

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Scientific name: Madia elegans D. Don ex Lindl.
USDA symbol: MAELE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Madia
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Mewuk
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Staple
Notes: Seeds roasted with hot coals, pounded or rolled into flour and eaten dry.

RECRD: 6772 id: 21765