Asteraceae Cirsium sp.

Havasupai - Food, Starvation Food

Use documented by:
Weber, Steven A. and P. David Seaman, 1985, Havasupai Habitat: A. F. Whiting's Ethnography of a Traditional Indian Culture, Tucson. The University of Arizona Press, page 247

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Scientific name: Cirsium sp.
Common names:
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Havasupai
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Starvation Food
Notes: Leaves held in flames to burn the spines off and eaten by hunting parties when food was scarce.

RECRD: 7394 id: 10011