Pinaceae Pinus albicaulis Engelm.

Whitebark Pine

Thompson - Food, Porridge

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., Laurence C. Thompson and M. Terry Thompson et al., 1990, Thompson Ethnobotany: Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, Victoria. Royal British Columbia Museum, page 101

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Scientific name: Pinus albicaulis Engelm.
USDA symbol: PIAL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Whitebark Pine
Family: Pinaceae
Family (APG): Pinaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Porridge
Notes: Parched seeds pounded in a mortar to make a flour and mixed with water to form a mush.

RECRD: 32163 id: 27361