Fagaceae Quercus chrysolepis Liebm.

Canyon Live Oak

Kawaiisu - Food, Bread & Cake

Use documented by:
Zigmond, Maurice L., 1981, Kawaiisu Ethnobotany, Salt Lake City. University of Utah Press, page 56

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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: Kawaiisu
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Bread & Cake
Notes: Acorns made into a fine meal, cooked into a mush and allowed to stand and harden into a 'cake.'

RECRD: 4370 id: 31946