Fagaceae Quercus kelloggii Newberry

California Black Oak

Kawaiisu - Food, Bread & Cake

Use documented by:
Zigmond, Maurice L., 1981, Kawaiisu Ethnobotany, Salt Lake City. University of Utah Press, page 56

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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: Kawaiisu
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Bread & Cake
Notes: Acorns made into a fine meal, cooked into a mush and allowed to stand and harden into a 'cake.'

RECRD: 4374 id: 32195