Zosteraceae Zostera marina L.


Nitinaht - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., John Thomas, Barry F. Carlson and Robert T. Ogilvie, 1983, Ethnobotany of the Nitinaht Indians of Vancouver Island, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 89

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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: Nitinaht
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Fleshy, whitish rhizomes formerly eaten raw.

RECRD: 47223 id: 44688