Poaceae Zizania aquatica L.

Annual Wildrice

Ojibwa - Food, Special 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: Special Food
Notes: Seeds boiled with rabbit excrements, eaten and esteemed as a luxury.

RECRD: 60149 id: 44643