Polygonaceae Rumex arcticus Trautv.

Arctic Dock

Eskimo, Alaska - Food, Winter Use Food

Use documented by:
Ager, Thomas A. and Lynn Price Ager, 1980, Ethnobotany of The Eskimos of Nelson Island, Alaska, Arctic Anthropology 27:26-48, page 35

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Scientific name: Rumex arcticus Trautv.
USDA symbol: RUARA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Arctic Dock
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Eskimo, Alaska
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Winter Use Food
Notes: Boiled leaves mixed with seal oil and preserved for months.

RECRD: 32784 id: 35215