Anacardiaceae Rhus ovata S. Wats.

Sugar Sumac

Cahuilla - Food, Sweetener

Use documented by:
Bean, Lowell John and Katherine Siva Saubel, 1972, Temalpakh (From the Earth); Cahuilla Indian Knowledge and Usage of Plants, Banning, CA. Malki Museum Press, page 131

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Scientific name: Rhus ovata S. Wats.
USDA symbol: RHOV (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sugar Sumac
Family: Anacardiaceae
Family (APG): Anacardiaceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Sweetener
Notes: Fruit sap used as a sweetener.

RECRD: 11739 id: 33024