Polygonaceae Rumex sp.


Algonquin, Quebec - Food, Substitution Food

Use documented by:
Black, Meredith Jean, 1980, Algonquin Ethnobotany: An Interpretation of Aboriginal Adaptation in South Western Quebec, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series Number 65, page 84

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Scientific name: Rumex sp.
Common names: Dock
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Algonquin, Quebec
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Substitution Food
Notes: Used as substitute for rhubarb in pies or added to water and the solution used as a salt substitute.

RECRD: 10942 id: 35481