Grossulariaceae Ribes lobbii Gray

Gummy Gooseberry

Salish, Coast - Food, Bread & Cake

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy Chapman and Marcus A. M. Bell, 1971, The Ethnobotany of the Coast Salish Indians of Vancouver Island, I and II, Economic Botany 25(1):63-104, 335-339, page 84

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Scientific name: Ribes lobbii Gray
USDA symbol: RILO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Gummy Gooseberry
Family: Grossulariaceae
Family (APG): Grossulariaceae
Native American Tribe: Salish, Coast
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Bread & Cake
Notes: Berries boiled, dried into rectangular cakes and used as a winter food.

RECRD: 47580 id: 33625