Fagaceae Quercus gambelii Nutt.

Gambel's Oak

Neeshenam - Food, Porridge

Use documented by:
Powers, Stephen, 1874, Aboriginal Botany, Proceedings of the California Academy of Science 5:373-9., page 374

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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: Neeshenam
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Porridge
Notes: Acorns ground into flour, soaked in water and cooked to make mush.

RECRD: 46338 id: 32095