Apiaceae Angelica lucida L.
Eskimo, Alaska - Food, Unspecified
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 37
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Scientific name: Angelica lucida L.
USDA symbol: ANLU (View details
at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Wild Celery
Family (APG): Apiaceae
Native American Tribe: Eskimo, Alaska
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Stalks, with the outer sheet peeled off, eaten raw by children and adults. Only young plants were considered good to eat because older plant became fibrous and strong tasting.
RECRD: 32802 id: 3527