Capparaceae Cleome serrulata Pursh

Rocky Mountain Beeplant

Jemez - Food, Bread & Cake

Use documented by:
Cook, Sarah Louise, 1930, The Ethnobotany of Jemez Indians., University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 26

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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: Jemez
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Bread & Cake
Notes: Green parts boiled, fibrous material removed, molded into cakes and fried in grease, a delicacy.

RECRD: 1881 id: 10305