Zosteraceae Zostera marina L.


Kwakiutl, Southern - Food, Special Food

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy Chapman and Marcus A. M. Bell, 1973, The Ethnobotany of the Southern Kwakiutl Indians of British Columbia, Economic Botany 27:257-310, page 274

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Scientific name: Zostera marina L.
USDA symbol: ZOMA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Seawrack
Family: Zosteraceae
Family (APG): Zosteraceae
Native American Tribe: Kwakiutl, Southern
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Special Food
Notes: Stems and roots dipped in oil and eaten during feasts.

RECRD: 46910 id: 44686