Rosaceae Rosa acicularis Lindl.
Thompson - Food, Unspecified
Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., Laurence C. Thompson and M. Terry Thompson et al., 1990, Thompson Ethnobotany: Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, Victoria. Royal British Columbia Museum, page 267
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Scientific name: Rosa acicularis Lindl.
USDA symbol: ROACA (View details
at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Prickly Rose
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Hips used only sparingly for food because of the seeds and the insipid taste. The hips were eaten with a kind of whitish berry or mixed with wild mushrooms.
RECRD: 33250 id: 33922