Scrophulariaceae Pedicularis kanei ssp. kanei

Woolly Lousewort

Eskimo, Inupiat - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Jones, Anore, 1983, Nauriat Niginaqtuat = Plants That We Eat, Kotzebue, Alaska. Maniilaq Association Traditional Nutrition Program, page 56

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Scientific name: Pedicularis kanei ssp. kanei
USDA symbol: PEKA7 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Woolly Lousewort
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Eskimo, Inupiat
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Fermented young flower tops eaten with oil and sugar, like sauerkraut.

RECRD: 11919 id: 25678