Asteraceae Senecio pseudoarnica Less.
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 38
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Scientific name: Senecio pseudoarnica Less.
USDA symbol: SEPS (View details
at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Seaside Ragwort
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Eskimo, Alaska
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Fleshy stems and boiled leaves used for food. The leaves were edible only when boiled. The plant was eaten only when young and tender.
RECRD: 32840 id: 37682