Polygonaceae Polygonum douglasii Greene

Douglas' Knotweed

Klamath - Food, Porridge

Use documented by:
Coville, Frederick V., 1897, Notes On The Plants Used By The Klamath Indians Of Oregon., Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 5(2):87-110, page 95

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Scientific name: Polygonum douglasii Greene
USDA symbol: PODOD4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Douglas' Knotweed
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Klamath
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Porridge
Notes: Ground, parched seeds used to make meal and eaten dry or mixed with water and boiled.

RECRD: 20485 id: 28922