Fagaceae Quercus dumosa Nutt.

California Scrub 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 dumosa Nutt.
USDA symbol: QUDUD (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: California Scrub 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: 30777 id: 32014