Edible Sierra Nevada Plants
Dicotyledon Genera Descriptions

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Betulaceae - Birch Family


Betula occidentalis

Sap is drinkable in spring. Juice of the leaves is a good mouthwash.

Betula occidentalis
CalFlora Record


Corylus cornuta

Nuts, ripening in late summer and autumn, are high in fat and protein, and may be ground and used in bread.

Corylus cornuta var. californica
CalFlora Record

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