Fagaceae Quercus kelloggii Newberry

California Black Oak

Paiute - Food, Winter Use Food

Use documented by:
Steward, Julian H., 1933, Ethnography of the Owens Valley Paiute, University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology 33(3):233-250, page 246

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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: Paiute
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Winter Use Food
Notes: Acorns stored for future use in pits lined and covered with sage bark.

RECRD: 7580 id: 32220