Blechnaceae Blechnum spicant (L.) Sm.

Deer Fern

Makah - Food, Spice

Use documented by:
Gill, Steven J., 1983, Ethnobotany of the Makah and Ozette People, Olympic Peninsula, Washington (USA), Washington State University, Ph.D. Thesis, page 219

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Scientific name: Blechnum spicant (L.) Sm.
USDA symbol: BLSP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Deer Fern
Family: Blechnaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Makah
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Spice
Notes: Fronds used for flavor in cooking by placing them under the items to be cooked.

RECRD: 6118 id: 7375