Fagaceae Quercus chrysolepis Liebm.

Canyon Live Oak

Karok - Food, Fruit

Use documented by:
Baker, Marc A., 1981, The Ethnobotany of the Yurok, Tolowa and Karok Indians of Northwest California, Humboldt State University, M.A. Thesis, page 49

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Scientific name: Quercus chrysolepis Liebm.
USDA symbol: QUCHC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Canyon Live Oak
Family: Fagaceae
Family (APG): Fagaceae
Native American Tribe: Karok
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Fruit
Notes: Fruit buried from one to four years to kill the bugs and worms and used for food.

RECRD: 5958 id: 31943