Aquifoliaceae Nemopanthus mucronatus (L.) Loes.


Potawatomi - Food, Sour

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 95

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Scientific name: Nemopanthus mucronatus (L.) Loes.
USDA symbol: NEMU2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Catberry
Family: Aquifoliaceae
Family (APG): Aquifoliaceae
Native American Tribe: Potawatomi
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Sour
Notes: Berries edible, but quite bitter and kept for a food.

RECRD: 272 id: 23630