Polygonaceae Oxyria digyna (L.) Hill

Alpine Mountainsorrel

Eskimo, Greenland - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Porsild, A.E., 1953, Edible Plants of the Arctic, Arctic 6:15-34, page 24

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Scientific name: Oxyria digyna (L.) Hill
USDA symbol: OXDI3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Alpine Mountainsorrel
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Eskimo, Greenland
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Fresh leaves mixed with seal blubber and eaten.

RECRD: 60491 id: 25230