Fagaceae Quercus alba L.

White Oak

Menominee - Food, Staple

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 66

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Scientific name: Quercus alba L.
USDA symbol: QUAL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: White Oak
Family: Fagaceae
Family (APG): Fagaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Staple
Notes: Acorns boiled, simmered to remove lye, ground, sifted, cooked in soup stock to flavor and eaten.

RECRD: 1110 id: 31900