Poaceae Zizania aquatica L.

Annual Wildrice

Menominee - Food, Staple

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 67

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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: Menominee
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Staple
Notes: Rice cooked with deer broth, pork or butter and seasoned with maple sugar.

RECRD: 1120 id: 44639