Poaceae Zizania aquatica L.

Annual Wildrice

Dakota - Food, Staple

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1913, Some Native Nebraska Plants With Their Uses by the Dakota, Collections of the Nebraska State Historical Society 17:358-70, page 360

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Scientific name: Zizania aquatica L.
USDA symbol: ZIAQA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Annual Wildrice
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Dakota
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Staple
Notes: Grain used as an important and prized food item.

RECRD: 31019 id: 44637