Fagaceae Quercus kelloggii Newberry

California Black Oak

Mewuk - Food, Porridge

Use documented by:
Merriam, C. Hart, 1966, Ethnographic Notes on California Indian Tribes, University of California Archaeological Research Facility, Berkeley, page 327

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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: Mewuk
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Porridge
Notes: Acorns used to make mush.

RECRD: 6746 id: 32209