Capparaceae Cleome serrulata Pursh

Rocky Mountain Beeplant

Acoma - Food, Porridge

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F., 1935, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest I. Uncultivated Native Plants Used as Sources of Food, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(1):1-44, page 22

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Scientific name: Cleome serrulata Pursh
USDA symbol: CLSE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Rocky Mountain Beeplant
Family: Capparaceae
Family (APG): Cleomaceae
Native American Tribe: Acoma
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Porridge
Notes: Seeds cooked well, dried and made into mush before use.

RECRD: 41050 id: 10294