Fagaceae Quercus douglasii Hook. & Arn.

Blue Oak

Mendocino Indian - Food, Bread & Cake

Use documented by:
Chestnut, V. K., 1902, Plants Used by the Indians of Mendocino County, California, Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 7:295-408., page 342

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Scientific name: Quercus douglasii Hook. & Arn.
USDA symbol: QUDO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Blue Oak
Family: Fagaceae
Family (APG): Fagaceae
Native American Tribe: Mendocino Indian
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Bread & Cake
Notes: Thick acorns used to make bread.

RECRD: 43213 id: 31978