Boraginaceae Mertensia maritima (L.) S.F. Gray


Eskimo, Alaska - Food, Unspecified

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: Mertensia maritima (L.) S.F. Gray
USDA symbol: MEMAM (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Oysterleaf
Family: Boraginaceae
Family (APG): Boraginaceae
Native American Tribe: Eskimo, Alaska
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Rootstock used for food.

RECRD: 20037 id: 22978