Cucurbitaceae Cucumis sativus L.

Garden Cucumber

Iroquois - Food, Special Food

Use documented by:
Waugh, F. W., 1916, Iroquis Foods and Food Preparation, Ottawa. Canada Department of Mines, page 113

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Scientific name: Cucumis sativus L.
USDA symbol: CUSA4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Garden Cucumber
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Family (APG): Cucurbitaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Special Food
Notes: Squash eaten at feasts of ceremonial importance and longhouse ceremonies.

RECRD: 7658 id: 11572