Fagaceae Quercus alba L.

White Oak

Meskwaki - Food, Beverage

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 257

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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: Meskwaki
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Beverage
Notes: Ground, scorched acorns made into a drink similar to coffee.

RECRD: 1244 id: 31903