Fagaceae Quercus kelloggii Newberry

California Black Oak

Diegueno - Food, Porridge

Use documented by:
Hedges, Ken, 1986, Santa Ysabel Ethnobotany, San Diego Museum of Man Ethnic Technology Notes, No. 20, page 33

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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: Diegueno
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Porridge
Notes: Acorns shelled, pounded, leached and cooked into a mush or gruel.

RECRD: 2523 id: 32191