Poaceae Zizania palustris L.

Northern Wildrice

Potawatomi - Food, Staple

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 101

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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: Potawatomi
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Staple
Notes: Rice valuable for cooking with wild fowl or game and maple sugar used to season the mixture.

RECRD: 294 id: 44655