Asteraceae Matricaria discoidea DC.

Disc Mayweed

Eskimo, Alaska - Food, Candy

Use documented by:
Ager, Thomas A. and Lynn Price Ager, 1980, Ethnobotany of The Eskimos of Nelson Island, Alaska, Arctic Anthropology 27:26-48, page 38

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Scientific name: Matricaria discoidea DC.
USDA symbol: MADI6 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Disc Mayweed
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Eskimo, Alaska
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Candy
Notes: Plant tops chewed by children for the pleasant flavor.

RECRD: 32831 id: 22494