Capparaceae Cleome serrulata Pursh

Rocky Mountain Beeplant

Zuni - Food, Unspecified

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: Unspecified
Notes: Tender leaves usually boiled with corn, on or off the cob, and highly seasoned with chile.

RECRD: 32872 id: 10346