Cyperaceae Carex utriculata Boott

Northwest Territory Sedge

Gosiute - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Chamberlin, Ralph V., 1911, The Ethno-Botany of the Gosiute Indians of Utah, Memoirs of the American Anthropological Association 2(5):331-405., page 365

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Scientific name: Carex utriculata Boott
USDA symbol: CAUT (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Northwest Territory Sedge
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Gosiute
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Lower, tender stems and root parts eaten by children.

RECRD: 4587 id: 8130