Asteraceae Microseris laciniata (Hook.) Schultz-Bip.

Cutleaf Silverpuffs

Mendocino Indian - 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 391

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Scientific name: Microseris laciniata (Hook.) Schultz-Bip.
USDA symbol: MILAL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Cutleaf Silverpuffs
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Mendocino Indian
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Substitution Food
Notes: Milky juice exposed to the sun and used by school children as a substitute for gum.

RECRD: 43420 id: 22985