Portulacaceae Claytonia exigua Torr. & Gray

Pale Springbeauty

Cahuilla - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Bean, Lowell John and Katherine Siva Saubel, 1972, Temalpakh (From the Earth); Cahuilla Indian Knowledge and Usage of Plants, Banning, CA. Malki Museum Press, page 89

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Scientific name: Claytonia exigua Torr. & Gray
USDA symbol: CLEXE2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pale Springbeauty
Family: Portulacaceae
Family (APG): Portulacaceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Leaves eaten fresh or boiled as greens.

RECRD: 11525 id: 10125