Fagaceae Quercus rubra L.

Northern Red Oak

Pawnee - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 75

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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: Pawnee
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Acorns leached with basswood ashes to remove the bitter taste and used for food.

RECRD: 31226 id: 32390