Asteraceae Conyza canadensis var. canadensis

Canadian Horseweed

Miwok - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Barrett, S. A. and E. W. Gifford, 1933, Miwok Material Culture, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 2(4):11, page 159

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Scientific name: Conyza canadensis var. canadensis
USDA symbol: COCAC3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Canadian Horseweed
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Miwok
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Raw, pulverized leaves and tender tops, flavor similar to onions, used for food.

RECRD: 20106 id: 10613