Cyperaceae Scirpus sp.


Costanoan - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Bocek, Barbara R., 1984, Ethnobotany of Costanoan Indians, California, Based on Collections by John P. Harrington, Economic Botany 38(2):240-255, page 255

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Scientific name: Scirpus sp.
Common names: Bulrush
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Costanoan
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Roots eaten raw or ground into flour and cooked.

RECRD: 20827 id: 37539