Rosaceae Rubus occidentalis L.

Black Raspberry

Iroquois - Food, Porridge

Use documented by:
Parker, Arthur Caswell, 1910, Iroquois Uses of Maize and Other Food Plants, Albany, NY. University of the State of New York, page 95

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Scientific name: Rubus occidentalis L.
USDA symbol: RUOC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Black Raspberry
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Porridge
Notes: Berries dried, soaked in cold water, heated slowly and mixed with bread meal or hominy in winter.

RECRD: 44258 id: 34710