Fagaceae Quercus chrysolepis Liebm.

Canyon Live Oak

Wintoon - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Merriam, C. Hart, 1966, Ethnographic Notes on California Indian Tribes, University of California Archaeological Research Facility, Berkeley, page 265

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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: Wintoon
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Acorns leached all winter in cold, wet, swampy ground, boiled or roasted and eaten in the spring.

RECRD: 6696 id: 31964