Fagaceae Quercus gambelii Nutt.

Gambel's Oak

Apache, Western - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Buskirk, Winfred, 1986, The Western Apache: Living With the Land Before 1950, Norman. University of Oklahoma Press, page 174

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Scientific name: Quercus gambelii Nutt.
USDA symbol: QUGAG (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Gambel's Oak
Family: Fagaceae
Family (APG): Fagaceae
Native American Tribe: Apache, Western
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Acorns eaten whole and raw, ground on a metate or boiled.

RECRD: 40735 id: 32060