Fagaceae Quercus rubra L.

Northern Red Oak

Ojibwa - Food, Staple

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1932, Ethnobotany of the Ojibwe Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 4:327-525, page 402

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Scientific name: Quercus rubra L.
USDA symbol: QURUR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Northern Red Oak
Family: Fagaceae
Family (APG): Fagaceae
Native American Tribe: Ojibwa
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Staple
Notes: Acorns leached with lye and used as of the most important starchy foods.

RECRD: 454 id: 32384