Fagaceae Quercus kelloggii Newberry

California Black Oak

Cahuilla - Other, Cash Crop

Use documented by:
Bean, Lowell John and Katherine Siva Saubel, 1972, Temalpakh (From the Earth); Cahuilla Indian Knowledge and Usage of Plants, Banning, CA. Malki Museum Press, page 121

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Scientific name: Quercus kelloggii Newberry
USDA symbol: QUKE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: California Black Oak
Family: Fagaceae
Family (APG): Fagaceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Cash Crop
Notes: Acorn meal exchanged for pinyon nuts, mesquite beans and palm tree fruit.

RECRD: 11722 id: 32184