Papaveraceae Platystemon californicus Benth.

California Creamcups

Mendocino Indian - Food, Vegetable

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 351

View all documented uses for Platystemon californicus Benth.

Scientific name: Platystemon californicus Benth.
USDA symbol: PLCA5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: California Creamcups
Family: Papaveraceae
Family (APG): Papaveraceae
Native American Tribe: Mendocino Indian
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Green leaves eaten as greens.

RECRD: 43239 id: 28606