Fagaceae Castanea dentata (Marsh.) Borkh.
Iroquois - Food, Special Food
Use documented by:
Parker, Arthur Caswell, 1910, Iroquois Uses of Maize and Other Food Plants, Albany, NY. University of the State of New York, page 99
View all documented uses for Castanea dentata (Marsh.) Borkh.
Scientific name: Castanea dentata (Marsh.) Borkh.
USDA symbol: CADE12 (View details
at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Chestnut
Family (APG): Fagaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Special Food
Notes: Fresh nut meats crushed, boiled and oil used as a delicacy in corn bread and pudding.
RECRD: 44269 id: 8432