Polygonaceae Rumex arcticus Trautv.

Arctic Dock

Eskimo, Inuktitut - Food, Ice Cream

Use documented by:
Wilson, Michael R., 1978, Notes on Ethnobotany in Inuktitut, The Western Canadian Journal of Anthropology 8:180-196, page 186

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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, Inuktitut
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Ice Cream
Notes: Leaves and stems boiled, cooled and added to 'Eskimo ice cream.'

RECRD: 6420 id: 35218