Poaceae Zizania aquatica L.

Annual Wildrice

Ojibwa - Food, Breakfast Food

Use documented by:
Reagan, Albert B., 1928, Plants Used by the Bois Fort Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians of Minnesota, Wisconsin Archeologist 7(4):230-248, page 246

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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: Ojibwa
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Breakfast Food
Notes: Seeds steamed into puffed rice and eaten for breakfast with sugar and cream.

RECRD: 60148 id: 44642