Edible Sierra Nevada Plants
Dicotyledon Genera Descriptions

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Hippocastanaceae - Buckeye Family


Aesculus californica

The nuts are poisonous if untreated. Boil them until they are the consistency of boiled potatoes, cut them into pieces or mash and leach for several days. The nut mush can be eaten cold or made into cakes.

Aesculus californica
CalFlora Record

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