Ranunculaceae Aquilegia formosa Fisch. ex DC.

Western Columbine

Yurok - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Baker, Marc A., 1981, The Ethnobotany of the Yurok, Tolowa and Karok Indians of Northwest California, Humboldt State University, M.A. Thesis, page 17

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Scientific name: Aquilegia formosa Fisch. ex DC.
USDA symbol: AQFO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Western Columbine
Family: Ranunculaceae
Family (APG): Ranunculaceae
Native American Tribe: Yurok
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Sweet nectaries inside the sepal spurs bitten off and savored mostly by the younger people.

RECRD: 5778 id: 3949