Poaceae Zizania palustris L.

Northern Wildrice

Chippewa - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 318

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Scientific name: Zizania palustris L.
USDA symbol: ZIPAP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Northern Wildrice
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Cooked alone or with meat and used as the principle cereal food.

RECRD: 42982 id: 44651