Capparaceae Cleome serrulata Pursh

Rocky Mountain Beeplant

Zuni - Food, Dried Food

Use documented by:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1915, Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #30, page 69

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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: Zuni
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Dried Food
Notes: Leaves gathered in large quantities and hung indoors to dry for winter use.

RECRD: 32873 id: 10345