Fagaceae Quercus chrysolepis Liebm.

Canyon Live Oak

Luiseno - Food, Porridge

Use documented by:
Sparkman, Philip S., 1908, The Culture of the Luiseno Indians, University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology 8(4):187-234, page 194

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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: Luiseno
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Porridge
Notes: Acorns leached, ground into a meal, cooked in an earthen vessel and eaten.

RECRD: 30804 id: 31951