Fagaceae Quercus gambelii Nutt.

Gambel's Oak

Laguna - Food, Staple

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F., 1935, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest I. Uncultivated Native Plants Used as Sources of Food, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(1):1-44, page 47

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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: Laguna
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Staple
Notes: Acorns ground into meal.

RECRD: 41275 id: 32079