Fagaceae Quercus kelloggii Newberry

California Black Oak

Miwok - Food, Porridge

Use documented by:
Barrett, S. A. and E. W. Gifford, 1933, Miwok Material Culture, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 2(4):11, page 142

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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: Miwok
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Porridge
Notes: Acorns considered a staple food and used to make mush.

RECRD: 1793 id: 32213