Blechnaceae Woodwardia fimbriata Sm.

Giant Chainfern

Pomo, Kashaya - Other, Cooking Tools

Use documented by:
Goodrich, Jennie and Claudia Lawson, 1980, Kashaya Pomo Plants, Los Angeles. American Indian Studies Center, University of California, Los Angeles, page 45

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Scientific name: Woodwardia fimbriata Sm.
USDA symbol: WOFI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Giant Chainfern
Family: Blechnaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Pomo, Kashaya
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Cooking Tools
Notes: Long leaves used to line the top and bottom of earth oven for baking acorn bread and other foods.

RECRD: 818 id: 43570