Fagaceae Quercus emoryi Torr.

Emory's Oak

Papago - Food, Candy

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F. and Ruth M. Underhill, 1935, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest II. The Ethnobiology of the Papago Indians, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(3):1-84, page 47

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Scientific name: Quercus emoryi Torr.
USDA symbol: QUEM (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Emory's Oak
Family: Fagaceae
Family (APG): Fagaceae
Native American Tribe: Papago
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Candy
Notes: Acorns chewed as a confection.

RECRD: 43600 id: 32026